semi-evergreen seasonal tropical forest

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A distinct formation type, dominated by both evergreen and deciduous broad-leaved trees, flanking the rain forest in areas that have a marked dry season. Examples are found on all the continents with tropical territory, but are especially extensive in central and S. America, south-eastern Asia, and northern Australia. In Africa, savannah and related types of vegetation seem to have replaced much of this kind of forest.

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