cloud forest

(redirected from Montane rain forests)
Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia.

cloud forest

n.
A high-elevation tropical forest that receives much of its moisture from direct contact with clouds rather than from rain.
References in periodicals archive ?
inhabit cloud forests, montane rain forests, and tropical deciduous forests, where they are threatened due to habitat destruction and
occur, between primary tropical and montane rain forests and the more
Four montane rain forests of Jamaica: A quantitative characterization of the floristics, the soils and the foliar mineral levels, and a discussion of the interrelations.