What are Montane Forests of India?

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Montane forests of India can be classified as wet temperate forests, temperate forests and alpine forests.
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This variety of forests grows at a height of 1800 to 3000 m above sea level in areas where the mean annual rainfall is 150 cm to 300 cm, the mean annual temperature is about 11 °C to 14°C and the average relative humidity is over 80 per cent.
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August 10, 2016 Montane forests can be classified into: Wet Temperate Forests (1000-2000 meters) ?? Characterised by oak trees and chestnut trees. The mean annual rainfall here is 150 cm to 300 cm, the mean annual temperature is about 11 C to 14 C and the average relative humidity is over... read more
August 10, 2016 Montane forests can be classified into: Wet Temperate Forests (1000-2000 meters) â?? Characterised by oak trees and chestnut trees. The mean annual rainfall here is 150 cm to 300 cm, the mean annual temperature is about 11 °C to 14°C and the average relative humidity is over 80 per cent Temperate Forests (1500-3000 mtrs) â?? cover the southern slopes of himalayas and are characterised by pine, deodar, silver fir, spruce and cedar trees. The annual rainfall varies from 150 cm to 250 cm. Alpine Forests (more than 3600 mtrs)- Characterised by silver fir, junipers, pines and birches trees. The south-west monsoon here is very feeble and the rainfall is below 100 cm, mostly snow. read less
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