"Desert plants tend to look very different from plants native to other regions. They are often swollen, spiny, and have tiny leaves that are rarely bright green. Their strange appearance is a result of their remarkable adaptations to the challenges of the desert climate ... "
'Tropical rainforests occur in places with a tropical climate where there is no dry season. Hot and humid weather with high rainfall throughout the year characterize such climate. True rainforests are found up to 10 degrees of latitude on either side of the equator...'
"The term "succulent" is awarded to a plant based on what it does, not who its relatives are. Unlike plant groups named for their common evolution (such as grasses, roses, palms, orchids, or ferns), a succulent can be any plant—from any scientific family—that stores water in thick, fleshy tissues ... "