Q. 14.7( 9 Votes )

State 5 characteristic features of Montane forests.

Answer :

i. Montane forests are found in high altitude regions like the Himalayas. They are an ecosystem of mountains.

ii. These are dense forests at a moderate level of altitudes.

iii. At higher altitudes, vegetation changes into tundra or grasslands.

iv. This climate can be classified into three types based on climate- Temperate, Mediterranean and Tropical.

v. Trees in these forests are of conical shape.

vi. Deodar, pine, cedar are some of the examples of montane forest trees.

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