Sunday, November 15, 2009

Define tropical thorn forest and scrubs?

Sandal Wood trees are mostly found in...tropical thorn forests

in regions with less than 70cm rainfall the natural vegetation consists of thorny trees and bushes type of vegetation is found in the north western part of india.Accasias ,palms,euphorbias and cacti are the main plant species. Trees are scattered and have long roots penetrating into the soil in order to get moisture.the stems are succulent to conserve water.leaves are mostly thick and small to conserve evaporation.these forests give way to thorny scrubs and forests in arid areas.the common animals are rats,mice,rabbits,fox,wolf,tiger,lion,wild ass, horses and camels.

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