Distinguish between Tropical evergreen and deciduous forests
|Tropical Evergreen Forests||Tropical Deciduous Forests|
|Present in areas receiving more than 200 cm of rainfall||Present in areas receiving rainfall between 200 cm and 70 cm|
|Since the region is warm and wet throughout the year, there is no definite time for the trees to shed their leaves||The trees shed their leaves for about six to eight weeks in dry summer|
|Examples: ebony, mahogany, rubber, rosewood||Examples: teak, bamboo, sandalwood, peepal, neem|
|Common animals found in these forests are elephants and monkeys.||Common animals found in these forests are lions and tigers|
|In India, these forests are located in the heavy rainfall areas of Western Ghats and the island groups of Lakshadweep and Andaman and Nicobar, upper parts of Assam and Tamil Nadu coast||
The wet deciduous forests are located in the eastern part of India − northeastern states, along the foothills of the Himalayas, Jharkhand, West Orissa and Chattisgarh, and on the eastern slopes of Western Ghats.
The dry deciduous forests are located in the rainier parts of the Peninsular Plateau and the plains of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.