1.high animal and vegetal biodiversity
3.dark and sparse undergrowth interspersed with clearings
4.scanty litter (organic matter settling on the ground)
5.presence of “strangler” creepers (e.g. Ficus spp.)
6.presence of “buttresses” (i.e. large winged ribs at the base of trunks) and spindly roots in trees living in often-flooded areas.