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subtropical

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Meteorology, Geography
subtropicalsub‧trop‧i‧cal /ˌsʌbˈtrɒpɪkəl◂ $ -ˈtrɑː-/ (also semi-tropical) adjective  HEMSGrelating to or typical of an area that is near a tropical area subtropical vegetation
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subtropicalIt is distributed in the tropical, subtropical, and temperate zones of the world.Most aquarium plants come from tropical and subtropical areas, with a few from the warmer parts of the temperate zone.Earlier developments by geographers which proceeded somewhat independently were located in arid, semi-arid and subtropical areas.Its small size and subtropical climate made me feel like I was trapped in a steam room.subtropical climatesPalaeoenvironments were probably subtropical forests, strongly seasonal but most likely evergreen.They are uncommon in the tropical or subtropical molluscan faunas of the Tertiary.Most members of the family are tropical and subtropical plants; only a few penetrate into the temperate zone.The environmental factors which produce arrested larvae in subtropical zones are not yet known.
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