Definition of submontane in English:

submontane

Syllabification: sub·mon·tane
Pronunciation: /səbˈmäntān
 
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adjective

  • 1Passing under or through mountains.
  • 1.1Situated in the foothills or lower slopes of a mountain range.
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    • Thus, a typical sequence on tropical mountains is from lowland tropical forest, through submontane, montane, and subalpine vegetation zones to the alpine zones of grasses and shrubs.
    • Sheep breeding is the main object of livestock farming, and Macedonians hold dear their exquisite sheep's milk yoghurt, ovcho kiselo mleko, especially that made by shepherds in alpine submontane dairies.
    • The pollination biology of Aechmea pectinata was studied in a submontane rainforest in south-eastern Brazil.

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