Eastern Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows

WWF Abstract

Ancient wanderers named the highest mountain range in the world "Himalaya." This Sanskrit word means "abode of snow." But it's not all snow all the time. The Eastern Himalayan alpine meadows are lush and green and contain many species of plants and animals that can't be found anywhere else.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Countries:Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal
Area:29,951,999 acres (12,121,144 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Annapurna Conservation Area
Gaoligong Mountain National Nature Reserve
Mount Everest (Sagarmatha) National Park
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER