Title Info
Source Dan L. Perlman
Ecosystems Grasslands, savannas
Grasslands and savannas Tropical grassland
Location Cerro de la Muerte,Costa Rica,North America

Paramo, a tropical ecosystem type above tree line, Costa Rica. Paramo exists on a few mountaintops in Latin America. There is some question as to whether this ecosystem type is fire-maintained, and if so, whether this is a new phenomenon, with humans as the primary source of fire.