Related Overviews


More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Ecology and Conservation
  • Plant Sciences and Forestry


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A thorn forest of semi-arid, tropical, north-eastern Brazil and similar or allied types of vegetation including thorn woods and thorn bush. They are differentiated from savannah woodlands by the paucity or absence of grass, which reflects a more prolonged dry period and smaller total amounts of rainfall.

Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Plant Sciences and Forestry.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.