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Which of the following is an important species of trees in coniferous forests?
1. Basil
2. Ginger
3. Cedar
4. Black cumin

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Cedar

The correct answer is Cedar.

  • Cedar is an important species of trees in coniferous forests.
  • Coniferous forests are also called Taiga.
  • Coniferous forests:
    • They are predominantly made up of conifers which are the toughest and longest-living trees in the world. 
    • Such forests provide valuable softwood timber for commerce.
    • The trees in coniferous forests grow straight and tall.
    • The coniferous trees attain a height of about 30 m while the broad-leaved trees reach only 10 m.

  • Tropical Deciduous Forests - Trees of this forest type shed their leaves for about six to eight weeks in dry summer.
  • Tropical Rain Forests - occur in areas of tropical rainforest climate in which there is no dry season. 
  • Swamp Forests - Freshwater swamp forests, or flooded forests, are forests that are inundated with freshwater, either permanently or seasonally. 

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