subhumid

subhumid

(sʌbˈhjuːmɪd)
adj
(Physical Geography) slightly humid, but not enough for trees to grow
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These forests are limited to humid, subhumid and semi-arid bioclimatic zones, and are mostly distributed in the mountainous regions of Tellian and Saharan Atlas in Northern Algeria.
2])ig and is semi-warm and subhumid, with summer rainfall and low thermal oscillation (Martinez-Gordillo et al.
Bedano J, Cantu M, Doucet M (2006) Soil springtails (Hexapoda: Collembola), Symphylans and Pauropods (Arthropoda: Myriapoda) under differents management systems in agroecosystems of the subhumid Pampa (Argentina).
According to Koppen classification, climate is tropical rainy, savannah Aw, with subhumid character and two well-defined seasons: a dry, lasting four to five months; and a rainy season, from late September to April (Ratke, Frazao, Calil, & Cedro, 2013).
microcephalus (Cope, 1886) is a small, slender, yellowish frog with a widespread distribution in subhumid and humid lowlands of Central America and northern South America, with some scattered populations in the Amazon basin and southern Brazil (Duellman 2001, Savage 2002).
Gastro-intestinal helminths of sheep and goats in subhumid and sahelian areas of Burkina Faso", Revue-deMedecine-Veterinaire, 152 (2): 165-170(2001)
And where rainfall is sufficiently high, windward sides of mountains can harbor 'islands' of wet or subhumid forests surrounded by dry caatinga vegetation.