Definitions for "Forest floor"
layers of fresh leaf and needle litter, moderately decomposed organic matter, and humus or well-decomposed organic residue.
The ground layer, made up of tree roots, soil and decaying matter. Mushrooms, earthworms, and elephants all make their homes here.
The lowerst layer of the rainforest. This layer gets the least amout of warmth, sun and rain, so few plants grow on it.
Accumulations of organic debris and low vegetation on the ground beneath a stand of trees.
The comparatively clear ground under a closed-canopy forest.