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African Tundra

The African tundra is tundra in Africa like on Mt Kilamanjaro. It is commonly confused with the desert.

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In physical geography, tundra is a biome where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons. There are four types of tundra: Arctic tundra, alpine tundra, and Antarctic tundra. And African tundra. In tundra, the vegetation is composed of dwarf shrubs, sedges and grasses, mosses, and lichens. Scattered trees grow in some tundra. The ecotone (or ecological boundary region) between the tundra and the forest is known as the tree line or timberline.

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