A high, bleak plateau or district, with stunted trees, and cold, damp atmosphere, as in the Andes, in South America.
A treeless alpine plateau of the Andes and tropical South America.
A plant community of shrub heath, mosses, fern meadows, and grasslands above tree line in the Andes of South America.
high-altitude grasslands of the northern Andes
1) Alpine meadow of northern and western South American uplands. 2) High-altitude grasslands.