montane montane

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or inhabiting mountainous regions

Usage(s):

  • Others, such as the montane vole, have only transitory liaisons, as do chimpanzees.

News

  • A Malaysian beauty: Newly described endemic herb species under threat of extinction

    ( Pensoft Publishers ) A new species of rare and beautiful plant has been described from the biodiversity rich Peninsular Malaysia. Ridleyandra chuana is endemic to the region and only known from two small montane forest populations. The conservation status of this recently described delicate flower is assessed as Endangered due to its restricted distribution. The new species was described and ...
    on July 10, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /