Hengduan Mountains subalpine conifer forests

WWF Abstract

Most of China's numerous mountain ranges run east to west, but the Hengduan Mountains stretch north to south. The Hengduan--which means "to transect," or cut downward--is a complex system of high ridges and deep valleys.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Temperate Coniferous Forests
Countries:China
Area:24,575,999 acres (9,945,554 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Baimaxueshan Nature Reserve
Bitahai Nature Reserve
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER