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 UMEB is equal to a cloud forest or mossy forest on wet mountains in Asia (Ohsawa, 1991).
The trail transitions from deciduous to mossy forest at 900 masl.
For half an hour, we snaked our way through the zigzag roads passing by strawberry and tea plantations, rice terraces and a mossy forest. Similar to our own Mount Pinatubo, Kawah Putih Crater Lake was formed after a series of volcanic eruptions.
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.
The beach is named for the hobbit-like trail that meanders .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.