China's Ten Most
1: Shunan Bamboo Forest
It locates in the southwest Liantian Mountains
Which border the Changning County and Jiangan
County of Yibin City, and covers an area of 120
square kilometers with an elevation from 600 to
1000 meters. In its central region, more than
5000 hectares of big tall and upright bamboo (Pronounced
in Chinese as Nanzhu, spelled Phyllostachys Mazelexh.
2: Xing'an Larch
The total area of Daxing'anling Forest
is 84,600 sq kilometers. The Xing'an
larch is the main tree in the Greater Xing'an
Mountains Forest, part of the circum-arctic coniferous
forest that extends within China north to south
along the Greater Xing'an Mountains.
It is also home to many arctic species, such as
the snow hare, elk, cowberry and crowberry.
3: Libo Karst Forest
The Maolan Karst located in Libo of southern Guizhou
Province; the reserve is covered by a lush virgin
forest. The stable ecological system means the
forest is a rich biological resource. There are
more than 2,000 species found in the reserve and
these include some 40 new plant species.
4: Luntai County
Luntai County lying at the southern foot of the
Tianshan Mountains and the northern edge of the
Tarim Basin, boasts the world's largest,
densest and best-surviving ¡±living
fossil of the Tertiary Age¡±¡ª-a
natural Huyang (diversiform-leaved) poplar forest
of over 27,000 hectares.
5: Xishuangbanna tropical
The Xishuangbanna tropical rainforest is situated
in the Dai Nationality Prefecture, Yunnan Province,
through which the beautiful Lancang River flows
from north to south. It is one of the important
scenic spots of the whole country. Blessed by
advantageous climatic conditions, it nurtures
a myriad of species and is dubbed ¡±wildlife
6: Bome Gangxiang Spruce Forest
The Bome Gangxiang Spruce Forest, located at the
lower reaches of the Yarlung Tsangpo River, has
the largest, best, and last prim forest in China.
The warm, damp airflow from the Indian Ocean produces
favorable water and temperature conditions so
the spruces here are like towers, tall, straight,
dense and sturdy.