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Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests

Index Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests

Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests (TSMF), also known as tropical moist forests, are a tropical and subtropical forest biome, sometimes referred to as jungle. [1]

50 relations: Africa, Afrotropical realm, Amazon basin, Australasian realm, Australia, Biogeographic realm, Biome, Brazil, Caribbean, Center for Tropical Forest Science, Central America, Cloud forest, Congo Basin, Dry season, Forest, Freshwater swamp forest, Indian subcontinent, Indochina, Indomalayan realm, Indonesia, International Tropical Timber Organization, Jungle, Köppen climate classification, List of tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests ecoregions, Lists of trees, Malay Archipelago, Monodominance, Neotropical realm, New Guinea, Oceanian realm, Pacific Ocean, Peat swamp forest, Peru, Rainforest, Seasonal tropical forest, South America, Southeast Asia, Subtropics, Temperate rainforest, The Nature Conservancy, Tropical and subtropical coniferous forests, Tropical and subtropical dry broadleaf forests, Tropical monsoon climate, Tropical rainforest, Tropical rainforest climate, Tropical savanna climate, Tropical vegetation, Tropics, West Africa, Wet season.

Africa

Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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Afrotropical realm

The Afrotropical realm is one of the Earth's eight biogeographic realms.

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Amazon basin

The Amazon basin is the part of South America drained by the Amazon River and its tributaries.

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Australasian realm

The Australasian realm is a biogeographic realm that is coincident, but not synonymous (by some definitions), with the geographical region of Australasia.

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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Biogeographic realm

A biogeographic realm or ecozone is the broadest biogeographic division of the Earth's land surface, based on distributional patterns of terrestrial organisms.

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Biome

A biome is a community of plants and animals that have common characteristics for the environment they exist in.

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Brazil

Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

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Caribbean

The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.

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Center for Tropical Forest Science

The Center for Tropical Forest Science, or CTFS, is a consortium of forest researchers who pursue long-term research on tree populations using comparable census method.

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Central America

Central America (América Central, Centroamérica) is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with the South American continent on the southeast.

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Cloud forest

A cloud forest, also called a water forest, is a generally tropical or subtropical, evergreen, montane, moist forest characterized by a persistent, frequent or seasonal low-level cloud cover, usually at the canopy level, formally described in the International Cloud Atlas (2017) as silvagenitus.

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Congo Basin

The Congo Basin is the sedimentary basin of the Congo River.

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Dry season

The dry season is a yearly period of low rainfall, especially in the tropics.

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Forest

A forest is a large area dominated by trees.

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Freshwater swamp forest

Freshwater swamp forests, or flooded forests, are forests which are inundated with freshwater, either permanently or seasonally.

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Indian subcontinent

The Indian subcontinent is a southern region and peninsula of Asia, mostly situated on the Indian Plate and projecting southwards into the Indian Ocean from the Himalayas.

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Indochina

Indochina, originally Indo-China, is a geographical term originating in the early nineteenth century and referring to the continental portion of the region now known as Southeast Asia.

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Indomalayan realm

The Indomalayan realm is one of the eight biogeographic realms.

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Indonesia

Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.

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International Tropical Timber Organization

The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) is an intergovernmental organization that promotes conservation of tropical forest resources and their sustainable management, use and trade.

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Jungle

A jungle is land covered with dense vegetation dominated by trees.

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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List of tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests ecoregions

This is a list of tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forest ecoregions (TSMFs), arranged by ecozone.

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Lists of trees

A listing of lists of trees.

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Malay Archipelago

The Malay Archipelago (Malaysian & Indonesian: Kepulauan Melayu/Nusantara, Tagalog: Kapuluang Malay, Visayan: Kapupud-ang Malay) is the archipelago between mainland Indochina and Australia.

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Monodominance

Monodominance is an ecological condition in which more than 60% of the tree canopy comprises a single species of tree.

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Neotropical realm

The Neotropical realm is one of the eight biogeographic realms constituting the Earth's land surface.

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New Guinea

New Guinea (Nugini or, more commonly known, Papua, historically, Irian) is a large island off the continent of Australia.

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Oceanian realm

The Oceanian realm is one of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) biogeographic realms, and is unique in not including any continental land mass.

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Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.

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Peat swamp forest

Peat swamp forests are tropical moist forests where waterlogged soil prevents dead leaves and wood from fully decomposing.

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Peru

Peru (Perú; Piruw Republika; Piruw Suyu), officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America.

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Rainforest

Rainforests are forests characterized by high rainfall, with annual rainfall in the case of tropical rainforests between, and definitions varying by region for temperate rainforests.

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Seasonal tropical forest

Seasonal tropical forest: also known as moist deciduous, semi-evergreen seasonal, tropical mixed or monsoon forests, typically contain a range of tree species: only some of which drop some or all of their leaves during the dry season.

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South America

South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.

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Subtropics

The subtropics are geographic and climate zones located roughly between the tropics at latitude 23.5° (the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn) and temperate zones (normally referring to latitudes 35–66.5°) north and south of the Equator.

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Temperate rainforest

Temperate rainforests are coniferous or broadleaf forests that occur in the temperate zone and receive heavy rainfall.

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The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is a charitable environmental organization, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Tropical and subtropical coniferous forests

Tropical and subtropical coniferous forests are a tropical forest biome.

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Tropical and subtropical dry broadleaf forests

The tropical and subtropical dry broadleaf forest biome, also known as tropical dry forest, monsoon forest, vine thicket, vine scrub and dry rainforest is located at tropical and subtropical latitudes.

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Tropical monsoon climate

A tropical monsoon climate (occasionally known as a tropical wet climate or a tropical monsoon and trade-wind littoral climate) is a type of climate that corresponds to the Köppen climate classification category "Am".

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Tropical rainforest

Tropical rainforests are rainforests that occur in areas of tropical rainforest climate in which there is no dry season – all months have an average precipitation of at least 60 mm – and may also be referred to as lowland equatorial evergreen rainforest.

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Tropical rainforest climate

A tropical rainforest climate, also known as an equatorial climate, is a tropical climate usually (but not always) found along the equator.

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Tropical savanna climate

Tropical savanna climate or tropical wet and dry climate is a type of climate that corresponds to the Köppen climate classification categories "Aw" and "As".

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Tropical vegetation

Tropical vegetation is any vegetation in tropical latitudes.

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Tropics

The tropics are a region of the Earth surrounding the Equator.

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West Africa

West Africa, also called Western Africa and the West of Africa, is the westernmost region of Africa.

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Wet season

The monsoon season, is the time of year when most of a region's average annual rainfall occurs.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tropical_and_subtropical_moist_broadleaf_forests

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