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Warm-temperate deciduous broad-leaved forests


Vegetation of Warm-temperate climate where decidulous broad-leaved trees are dominant. Evergreen broad-leaved trees are dominant in nature in Warm-temperate climate but ruderal plants such as decidulos broad-leaved trees become dominant in basal zones and colline zones by 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

Chestnuts (Castanea sp.), Decidulous Quercus (Quercus sp.)

Plant composition

Japanese chestnut (Castanea crenata), Quercus serrata, Quercus acutissima

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