cloud forest

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cloud forest

tropical wet forest near to coastal mountain tops between 1000 and 2500m, where clouds are often present even in the dry season, and epiphytes are found on the trees.
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Biodiversity of tropical montane rain forest on Diaoluo Mountain, Hainan.
The plant species diversity in a tropical montane rain forest on Wuzhi Mountain, Hainan.
Community structures and species richncss in the montane rain forest of Jianfengling, Hainan Island.
Community characteristics of a 60 ha dynamics plot in the tropical montane rain forest in Jianfengling.
(1993) expressed average values of daily [E.sub.t] (determined by the site water-balance method) as a ratio to corresponding values of [E.sub.o] for two lower montane rain forests (LMRF) of contrasting stature in East Malaysia; they observed a much lower value (0.24) for the more stunted forest (subjected to frequent low cloud) than for tall forest situated just below the cloud cap (0.51).
Finally, the striking structural and ecological similarities between upper montane rain forests (UMRF) and heath forests (Richards 1952, Whitmore 1989) could provide a useful starting point for comparative studies.
Hydrological observations in montane rain forests on Gunung Silam, Sabah, Malaysia, with special reference to the "Massenerhebung" effect.
Here, upper montane rain forests vary in composition according to exposure to the prevailing northeast trade winds, to physiography, and to differences in soils (Shreve 1914, Grubb and Tanner 1976, Tanner 1977).
Hurricane Allen, in 1980, caused substantial damage to plantations of Pinus caribaea but relatively little damage to the montane rain forests in the Blue Mountains (Thompson 1983).
Wood densities of Jamaican montane rain forest trees (samples from ground level or 1.3 m above the ground).
At two Costa Rican rain-forest sites, La Selva (tropical wet forest) and Monteverde (lower montane rain forest), the four Vaccinieae present, Cavendishia cap itulata J.