limes convergens

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limes convergens The Latin name (limen means ‘threshold’) given to a well-defined boundary zone between two fairly uniform major habitat types. An example is a flood meadow zone, which is subject to periodic catastrophic flooding: this includes species characteristic of wet conditions, as well as those typical of trampled and grazed areas (which reflect the normal use when the area is not flooded).

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Limes convergens A well-defined boundary zone between two fairly uniform major habitat types. An example is a flood meadow zone, which is subject to periodic catastrophic flooding: this includes species characteristic of wet conditions, as well as those typical of trampled and grazed areas (which reflect the normal use when the area is not flooded).