The Subtropical Vegetation of Southwestern China

  title={The Subtropical Vegetation of Southwestern China},
  author={Cindy Q. Tang},
  booktitle={Plant and Vegetation},
The region known as southwestern China (SW China, 21°08′32′′-34°20′ N, 97°30′-110°10′ E) includes Yunnan, Sichuan, Guizhou provinces and Chongqing Municipality. Topographically, it lies between the fi rst altitudinal step, the Tibetan Plateau, and the third step, the middle-lower Yangtze Plain, and stretches over a vast area (1,135,567 km 2 ). The region includes the Hengduan Mountains, the YunnanGuizhou Plateau, and the Sichuan Basin. The Hengduan Mountain Range, situated at the juncture of… CONTINUE READING


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