Tropical Rainforest Tree Facts

Banana Tree
Banana Tree


When you enter a tropical rainforest the first thing you are bound to notice are the towering trees that block out all but a little of the sun light. In fact most of the plants in a tropical rainforest are trees. These amazing plants reach heights of 150 feet (45.7 meters) and taller. They provide food and shelter for many of the rainforest animals. There are more different species of trees in the rainforests of the world than anywhere else on the earth. There are often several hundred species within a few acres. On this page of the Tropical Rainforest Plants category you will find a list of facts and interesting information about the trees that grow in tropical rain forest written to be read by both adults and kids alike.

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