elfin forest


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elfin forest

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elfin woodland

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(Botany) the zone of stunted wind-blown trees growing at high altitudes just above the timberline on tropical mountains. Also called: krummholz
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Two very small katydids living in upper montane rainforest and elfin forest at 2500-3200 m on the eastern Andean cordillera of south Ecuador are described: Nubimystrix consuelo gen.
The CSA-17 district covers the communities of Rancho Santa Fe, Encinitas, Del Mar, Solana Beach and parts of Elfin Forest.
Vintana boasts 10,000 sq ft of indoor restaurant space, along with 20,000 sq ft of outdoor terraces and views of surrounding hills and valleys in the Elfin Forest Reserve.
00) tells of a world of magic and elves, a city stranded in a virgin elfin forest, and a war between some sixty thousand humans and a handful of elves.
Many of the species found at the ridge plot are described by Haber (2000) as characteristic plants for the atmospheric and edaphic conditions of the wind exposed elfin forest in Monteverde: Ardisia solomonii (Myrsinaceae), Clusia sp.
At the Elfin Forest, poor soil, salt air, and ocean winds have stunted the growth of stands of California live oaks.
For a daytime excursion, head to El Moro Elfin Forest Natural Area and its boardwalk.
In an elfin forest in Puerto Rico transpiration rates were 9 x 10-4 g of water / sq cm / hr; in a nearby site, the rates of transpiration measured were only between 0.
The po'ouli lives just below timberline on the 10,023-foot volcano in elfin forest, where the limbs of ohi'a lehua trees are wrapped in epiphytic mosses, lichens and ferns and the vegetation is saturated by as much as 550 inches of rain a year.
At the 2001 Big Sit (an annual fixed-location international birding competition held each October), birders stationed at the nearby Elfin Forest counted more bird species than at any other participating location in the U.