Lowland deciduous thorn woodland & shrubland geocomplex. 1. Deciduous succulent thorn-woodland: Pilosocereus tweeddianus-Cordia lutea community, with Armatocereus cartwrightianus, Caesalpinia corymbosa, Bursera graveolens, Jacquinia pubescens, Capparis spp., etc. Coastal limestone hillsides (clay-stony vertisols). 2. Phreatophyllous thorn-woodland: Tecoma castaneifolia-Prosopis juliflora community. Glacis and plains, with clay-silty soilS. Shallow water tables (gleyic luvisols). 3. Riparian flooded shrubland and woodland: Muntingia calabura-Pluchea absinthioides community. Seasonally flooded alluvial plains of intermitent streams. Graphic geobotanical interpretation based on our own field transect data (2010) and cited references.

 
 
  Part of: Navarro G, Luebert F, Molina JA (2023) ´╗┐South American terrestrial biomes as geocomplexes: a geobotanical landscape approach. Vegetation Classification and Survey 4: 75-114. https://doi.org/10.3897/VCS.96710