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Re: When is a rain forest not a rain forest?

  • Subject: Re: When is a rain forest not a rain forest?
  • From: "mossytrail" <mossytrail@hctc.com>
  • Date: Fri, 02 May 2008 18:27:15 -0800

> sometimes we used to call these cloudforests, which may be
> something  we made up....
> hermine
Actually, I've only ever heard the term cloud forest refer
to tropical montane wet forest types, where condensation
from mountain clouds is a more important source of moisture
than rainfall.  Monteverde, Costa Rica is the best-known
example of cloud forest.

Jason Hernandez
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