park savanna

Related to park savanna: Savanna Portage State Park

park savanna

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(Physical Geography) savanna grassland scattered with trees
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3.3) Park Savanna (Park of Cerrado) occurs in floodable areas, normally with dominance of a single tree or shrub species over a grassy stratum:
4.3) Steppic Park Savanna ("Carandazal", "Campina de Caranda")--made up of a grassy sward and a woody stratum with predominance of the palm Copernicia alba, 8-20 m tall, occurring mainly in the Southern Pantanal, in large areas of the sub-regions Nabileque and Porto Murtinho, on black alkaline or saline clays, with sub-surface calcium carbonate concretions; it also occurs on sandy soils, if fertile or high pH, as around brackish ponds (Nhecolandia) or shell-derived hummocks (Abobral), in floodable areas, while on drier patches it becomes denser, as palm woodland, with associated species such as Capparis speciosa, Cereus bicolor Rizzini & Mattos, Diplokeleba floribunda, Machaerium hirtum (Vell.) Stellf., Mimosa spp., Prosopis ruscifolia, Tabebuia nodosa (Griseb.) Griseb., etc;
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