Chin J Plan Ecolo ›› 1986, Vol. 10 ›› Issue (2): 156-160.

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Discussion on the Laurisilva of Canary Islands

Zhang Shen   

  • Online:1986-02-10 Published:1986-02-10
  • Contact: Miao Shi-li

Abstract: The laurel forest of Canary Islands developed under local special moistural condition. It doesn′t agree with the region climate. The Canary laurel forest is not only similar with but difference from zonal laurel forest on community characteristics as a result of particular environmental condition.For this reason, the Canary laurel forest belongs to azonal vegetation type. It is unnecessary to consider and to describes it as a typical laurel forest of the world.