alpestrine definition

  • adjective:
    • Growing at large altitudes; alpine or subalpine.
    • regarding the Alps, or any other high mountains
    • Developing from the increased parts of hills, however above the timber-line; subalpine.
    • developing at large altitudes
    • Developing at high altitudes; alpine or subalpine.
    • Pertaining to the Alps, or other high mountains
    • Growing regarding increased areas of hills, not above the timber-line; subalpine.
    • developing at large altitudes
  • others:
    • Pertaining or unusual towards the Alps, or any other mountainous areas: because, “alpestrine conditions,” Dana.
    • In botany, growing on mountains underneath the alpine area, that is, underneath the limit of tree-growth as decided by cold.
    • Pertaining or peculiar on Alps, or any other mountainous areas: as, “alpestrine conditions,” Dana.
    • In botany, growing on mountains underneath the alpine region, that is, below the limitation of tree-growth as determined by cold.

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