The region is heavily forested with spruce, pine and broad-leaved trees.
Longifolius are broad-leaved species; A.
Longifolius are broad-leaved sorts; A.
The timber used in building is obtained from trees which m be classed under two heads: (1) Coniferous or needle-leav trees; (2) the non-coniferous or broad-leaved trees.
In the lowlands and on the lower mountain slopes the forests are composed chiefly of broad-leaved trees, common among which are the bamboo, the coco and other palms, and the banyan tree; but on the higher mountain slopes pines are most abundant.
Planters appreciate generally the value of broad-leaved and narrow-leaved plants and root crops, but there is an absence of exact knowledge, with the result that their practices are very varied.
In Anomochloa there are several nearly equal ribs and in some broad-leaved grasses (Bambuseae, Pharus, Leptaspis) the venation becomes tesselated by transverse connecting veins.