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Warm-temperate evergreen broad-leaved forests


Vegetation of Warm-temperate climate where evergreen broad-leaved trees are dominant. Evergreen broad-leaved trees are dominant in Warm-temperate climate that is not subjected to anthropogenic disturbances.

Distribution (Horizontal)

southern Honshu island, Shikoku island, Kyushu island, Nansei island

Distribution (Vertical)

Basal zones and Colline zones (southern Honshu island - Shikoku island - Kyushu island, Nansei islands to the north of Tokara islands), Montane zones (Nansei islands to the south of Tokara islands)

Index plants

Chinquapin (Castanopsis sp.), Evergreen Quercus (Quercus sp.), Machilus (Machilus sp.)

Plant composition

Castanopsis sieboldii, Machilus thunbergii, Quercus salicina, Quercus sessilifolia, Quercus myrsinifolia

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