Geography

What are the main characteristics of the tropical thorn forests?


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The three characteristics features of the thorn forests and scrubs are:

  • The thorn forests are found in the regions which receive less than 70 cm of rainfall. 
  • These forests are found in the semi-arid areas of Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan.
  • The trees of the thorny bushes have long roots that penetrate deep into the soil in search of water.
  • Leaves are thick and small to minimize evaporation. Some varieties of trees are acacias, palms, and cacti.
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