Montane forests, occur in highland areas located below the tree line. Montane regions generally have cooler temperatures and often have higher rainfall than the adjacent lowland regions, and are frequently home to distinct communities of plants and animals. Areas above the tree line are known as alpine regions.
Montane forests, particularly in subtropical and tropical regions, often evolved as virtual islands, separated from other montane regions by warmer, lower elevation regions, and are frequently home to many distinctive and endemic plants which evolved in response to the cool, wet climate and abundant tropical sunlight. Characteristic plants of these habitats display adaptations such as rosette structures, waxy surfaces, and hairy leaves.
Encounters in such areas should combine mountain and forest tables along with any appropriate temperature tables.
Example montane forests in Cerilia are those found in Khourane.

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