Definition of overstorey in English:

overstorey

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noun (plural overstoreys)

Ecology
  • The uppermost canopy level of a forest, formed by the tallest trees.
    More example sentences
    • It was comparable to the other two sites in the composition and structure of both the overstorey vegetation and small mammal communities.
    • They morphotyped fine root tips and demonstrated that around 38% of the variation in EcM diversity was attributable to overstorey plant diversity.

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