Montane

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Montane (Latin: montanus "mountain") refers to a relatively narrow altitudinal zone of a mountainous region, just below the timberline, characterized by having cool, moist temperatures and usually dominated by evergreen trees.[1] Endemism is often very high within the montane zone.

References

  1. montane Glossary Wingecarribee. Accessed 16 January 2008
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