ombrophile


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ombrophile

(ˈɒmbrəˌfaɪl) or

ombrophil

n
(Plants) a plant which survives well or flourishes in rainy conditions
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Pour evaluer la contribution des ressources naturelles a l'alimentation, deux populations appartenant a un meme ensemble culturel (3) situees en zone peri forestieres et en foret ombrophile ont ete comparees.
If fact, nine main types of forest formations may be identified in the biome: riverside forests (riparian and gallery), seasonal forests (semi-deciduous and deciduous), ombrophile forest (Brazilian pine forest), restinga forests (sandy and marshy), and savannah forests (palms and spinal) (RAMBO, 1956; KLEIN, 1984; DILLENBURG et al.
Both ITs lie within the Mixed Ombrophile Forest-also known as the Araucaria Forest biomes, and by various local names, including floresta de pinheiros, pinhais, and pinheirais (all meaning "pine forest").