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Biological diversity

Definition(s)

A vegetation class consisting of tall, close-growing trees, their columnar trunks more or less unbranched in the lower two-thirds, and forming a spreading and frequently flat crown; occurs in areas of high temperature and high rainfall. (Source: GEMET/ MGH)

In other languages

French
forêt tropicale humide
Russian
влажный тропический лес
Spanish
pluviselva tropical
Chinese, Simplified
热带雨林
Arabic
غابة مدارية مطيرة

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