The East Hills are part of the mountain range located in the central area of Colombian Eastern Cordillera, which runs from south to north the Capital District. This orographic has great regional importance as a geographical barrier, ecological corridor and aquifer recharge area, and is one of the main strategic ecosystems Bogota has an approximate area of 13,224 hectares
At the district level, East Hills offer ecosystem biodiversity, water sources and are the main ecological corridor of the city. The Biodiversity
ecosystem is generated by its wide altitudinal range (from 2,650 to 3,600 meters), on which a ecoclina 1 shown in vegetation of high Andean forest with presence of low, medium and high encenillales (Weinmmania tomentosa), hand extends bear (Oreopanax floribundum), Camarona grape (Macleania rupestris), among other species; subpáramo (bushland) and Paramo (pajonales, rosetales and frailejonales). These plant formations are in relictual state, ie they are small patches of vegetation extension if compared with
its original cover, and are isolated from each other.
According to the Botanical Garden José Celestino Mutis, The hills are invaded by non-native tree species by about 66%, ie most of which are made up of hedges intervened with forest plantations that are changing the ecosystem and are affecting completely to this medium environment
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