Ecoregions of South America

Santa Marta Montane Forests Ecoregion (South America) Editor Mon, 11/19/2018 - 16:27
The Santa Marta montane forests is an ecoregion in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, a massif on the Caribbean coast of northern Colombia. This montane ecoregion is a characteristic moist forest; however, it rises from very different habitat of xeric scrub and dry forest that surround it.
Santa Marta Páramo Ecoregion (South America) Editor Mon, 11/19/2018 - 16:29
The Santa Marta páramo is an ecoregion containing páramo (high moorland) vegetation above the treeline in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountain range on the Caribbean coast of Colombia.
Sinú Valley Dry Forests Ecoregion (South America) Editor Mon, 11/19/2018 - 16:27
The Sinú Valley dry forests is an ecoregion in the north of Colombia. The region is known for its tremendous richness in terms of biodiversity, due to the amount of species and level of endemism.
Tepui or Tepuis Ecoregion (South America) Editor Fri, 03/29/2019 - 16:07
This Guiana Highlands ecoregion in northern South America is host to an archipelago of isolated sandstone plateaus and dramatic summits atop nearly vertical escarpments. The tepuis are the remains of the ancient sandstone tableland overlying the even more ancient granitic Guayana Shield.
Venezuelan Andes Montane Forests Ecoregion (South America) Editor Mon, 04/01/2019 - 17:05
The Venezuelan Andes Montane Forests ecoregion is located in the northern arm of the Andes. Surrounded by xeric valleys and páramo, the richness of species and large number of endemic species make this ecoregion one of the most interesting areas of Venezuela in terms of biodiversity.