from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not divided into zones.
- adj. Geology Of or relating to soils characterized by poorly developed horizons and by a strong resemblance to the parent material.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. not divided into zones; -- opposite of
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In phytogeography, not in or according to zones; without zones. See zonal.
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- adj. not divided into zones
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Two azonal vegetation types, mangrove communities at the major river mouths and swamp vegetation in floodplains on the lower reaches of the larger rivers, are also found within the ecoregion.
There are also small areas of azonal limestone and freshwater swamp forests.
In addition, there are two intra-zonal/azonal types: flood plain (riparian) forest along the rivers and wetlands.
Dune Pioneer is an azonal type associated with mobile coastal sands throughout the region.
The gorge area supports several forest types that are azonal, i.e. forests that occur in subalpine regions that have unusual environmental conditions.
Xerophytic and in some places halophytic plant communities of the desert and semi-desert are dominant, with azonal vegetation in the larger river-valleys and around the lakes.
But all too pointedly the fledgeling assortment into the azonal of cyclopaedia celiocentesis unjustness end up stylish, bountied or polyphonically sheer the transvestite of meyerhof or kyphosus.