Data about <i>Equus africanus</i>
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Glossary for Equus africanus
- An arid condition is an environmental condition in which annual precipitation is less than half of annual potential evapotranspiration.
- This taxon is still in existence, as opposed to extinct.
- Extinction status
- Indicates whether a taxon is extant (living today) or extinct.
- An area in which grasses (Graminae) are a significant component of the vegetation.
- Grassland biome
- A grassland biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its entire spatial extent, an unbroken layer of grasses (Gramineae), sedges (Cyperaceae) or rushes (Juncaceae).
- The natural environment in which an organism lives, or the physical environment that surrounds (influences and is utilized by) a species population.
- Habitat. (2013, August 9). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 19:01, August 14, 2013, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Habitat&oldid=567783959
- An upland moor or sandy area dominated by low shrubby vegetation including heather.
- A rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m.
- A wetland found in upland areas, characterised by acidic soils.
- Rift valley
- A valley created by the formation of a rift, i.e. place where the Earth's crust and lithosphere are being pulled apart by tectonic forces.
- River valley
- A valley that contains, and has been formed by, a river.
- Area covered with low-growing or stunted perennial vegetation and usually not mixed with trees.
- A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
- That part of the land in immediate contact with a body of water including the area between high and low water lines.
- Shrubland biome
- A shrubland biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its entire spatial extent, dense groups of shrubs.
- Stony desert
- A desert plain characterized by a surface veneer of gravel or stones.
- Surface water
- Volcanic field
- A region of the earth's crust that is prone to localized volcanic activity.
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