Juruá-Purus moist forests

WWF Abstract

This moist forest ecoregion lies low in the Amazon Basin, between the Solimões (Amazon) and Purus rivers. These forests have very high plant diversity. The tree family Sapotaceae, for example, has the highest diversity in the Amazon Basin, with more than 60 species occurring in this ecoregion. The animal life here is also diverse, with a high occurrence of endemic species. More than 170 species of mammals and over 550 species of birds live here.
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Ecozone:Neotropic
Biome:Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Countries:Brazil
Area:59,967,998 acres (24,268,188 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Land Use:View Land Use Data
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER