Flooded grasslands and savannas

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Flooded grasslands and savannas are a biome, generally located at subtropical and tropical latitudes, where flooding is very frequent.

It is characterized by

  • water : very wet
  • temperature : warm
  • soils : nutrient rich soil

Flooded grasslands and savannas ecoregions

Afrotropic ecozone

East African halophytics (Kenya, Tanzania)
Etosha Pan halophytics (Namibia)
Inner Niger Delta flooded savanna (Mali)
Lake Chad flooded savanna (Cameroon, Chad, Nigeria)
Saharan flooded grasslands (Sudan)
Zambezian coastal flooded savanna (Mozambique)
Zambezian flooded grasslands (Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia)
Zambezian halophytics (Botswana)

Indomalaya ecozone

Rann of Kutch seasonal salt marsh (India, Pakistan)

Neotropic ecozone

Central Mexican wetlands (Mexico)
Cuban wetlands (Cuba)
Enriquillo wetlands (Dominican Republic, Haiti)
Everglades (United States)
Guayaquil flooded grasslands (Ecuador)
Orinoco wetlands (Venezuela)
Pantanal (Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay)
Paraná flooded savanna (Argentina)
Southern Cone Mesopotamian savanna (Argentina)

Palearctic ecozone

Amur meadow steppe (China, Russia)
Bohai Sea saline meadow (China)
Nenjiang River grassland (China)
Nile Delta flooded savanna (Egypt)
Saharan halophytics (Algeria, Egypt, Mauritania, Tunisia, Western Sahara)
Tigris-Euphrates alluvial salt marsh (Iraq, Iran)
Ussuri-Wusuli meadow and forest meadow (China, Russia)
Yellow Sea saline meadow (China)


Template:Terrestrial biomes

Ecozones
Afrotropic | Antarctic | Australasia | Indomalaya | Nearctic | Neotropic | Oceania | Palearctic

External link

more on this biome (http://www.panda.org/about_wwf/where_we_work/ecoregions/global200/pages/habitat/habitat09.htm)

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