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Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Ecology

Fifth edition

Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191793158

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Arid alpine vegetation on high plateaux along the western side of the Andes. It comprises sparse, tufted grasses, and large, hardy, cushion plants. The pamirs of Tibet are a similar vegetation type....

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Subjects: Ecology and Conservation

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