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    Fig. 6. Examples frommountain stations in thevarious orobiomes: 0B l:Piiramo de Mucuchies inVenezuela; 0B ll: San Anto-nio de Los Covres in thePeruvian puna: OB lll: Cala-ma in the North Chilean de-sert puna; OB lV: Cedres inthe Lebanon; OB V: HothamHeights in the Snowy Moun-tains of Australia; OB Vl:Zugspit ze in the northernAlps; 0B Vll: Pikes Peak inthe Rocky Mountains abovethe Great Plains of NorthAmerica; 0B Vlll: Aishihikin southern Alaska; 0B lX:Vostok on the ice cap ofthe Antarctic

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    MHCedres (1930 m) Hotham Heights (2000 m) Zugspire (2962 m)

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    Paramo de Mucuchies (3777 m)(4221 m) 2.8" 682

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    Pikes Peak, Co. (4301 m) Aishihik (966 m) Vostok (3420 m)- t .0" t6Z [10 - 15] -9.6" 248 -56.0" 100

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    Orobiome Climate diagramsOrobiome I - Tropical wetOrobiome II - Tropical seasonalOrobiome III - SubtropicsOrobiome IV - MediterraneanOrobiome VI - Temperate mesic Orobiome VII(rIII) - Temperate dryOrobiome VIII - Boreal