Rainforest vs Jackwood - What's the difference?

rainforest | jackwood |


As nouns the difference between rainforest and jackwood

is that rainforest is a forest in a climate with high annual rainfall and no dry season while jackwood is , a rainforest tree of eastern australia whose bark is dark brown or reddish-brown and often scaly.

rainforest

Alternative forms

* rain forest

Noun

  • A forest in a climate with high annual rainfall and no dry season.
  • * 2002', Chris C. Park, ''Tropical '''Rainforests , page 27,
  • Perhaps the most impressive expression of species diversity is the density of species found in a given area of rainforest .
  • * 2004', Nigel E. Stork, ''24: The Theory and Practice of Planning for Long-Term Conservation of Biodiversity of Wet Tropics '''Rainforests in Australia'', Eldredge Bermingham, Christopher W. Dick, Craig Moritz (editors), ''Tropical Rainforests: Past, Present, and Future , page 508
  • Tropical rainforests' in Australia have suffered a fate similar in many ways to that of ' rainforests elsewhere in the world, but considerable progress in safeguarding the future of what remains has been made.
  • * 2014', Nick Hunter, '''''Rainforests , page 38,
  • Enjoy your visit to the rainforests , because the next time you go there things could be very different.

    Synonyms

    * jungle, tropical forest

    jackwood

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun) (wikipedia jackwood)
  • , a rainforest tree of eastern Australia whose bark is dark brown or reddish-brown and often scaly.