Table 1: Climate, vegetation, and topography by ecoregion in Yunnan province.

EcoregionElevation (m)Mean annual temperature (°C)Mean annual precipitation (mm)Climatic typeVegetation type
max av min

I1000–180026.320.615.21500–2000WetTropical seasonal rainforest
II1500–200024.318.312.81000–1600SemiwetMonsoon evergreen broad leaved forest
III1500–360021.715.110.41000–1500SemiwetEvergreen broad leaved forest and Pine forest
IV300018.512.67.5760SemidryEvergreen broad leaved forest
V400016.510.25.3700SemidryCold-temperate needle leaf forests meadows