cloud forest

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cloud forest

n.
A high-elevation tropical forest that receives much of its moisture from direct contact with clouds rather than from rain.
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The park, which straddles five towns in the provinces of Benguet, Ifugao and Nueva Vizcaya, is home to rare animals, like the cloud rat, which thrive in the mossy forest.
When we reached an elevation of about 1,800 meters we were in the mossy forest.
Among the issue and concerns surrounding the watershed include land use conversion to inappropriate uses such as the conversion of mossy forest in Mt.
A mossy forest road in Olympic National Park in Washington.
We spent five days actually on the rock-face sleeping out on ledges and a little cave we found half way up the rock face as well, and when we reached the top it was this incredible mossy forest kind of environment where it seemed that almost everything we found was new and unexpected.
Etymology: From Latin muscorum (mossy), referring to the type locality, a mossy forest, as well as to the green colour (Fig.
8 | Hobbit Trail, Carl Wash-burne State Park, Florence, OR The trail meanders through a mossy forest, ending at a beach that, with luck, you'll have all to yourself.
4 miles through open, mossy forest and cavern-like ruts as it descends to the beach.
It created a dappled canvas from the golden-leaved tree canopy to the mossy forest floor.
It inhabits mossy forest at elevations of between 500 and 1,200 meters.