Definición de xerophilous en inglés:

xerophilous

Saltos de línea: xer|oph¦il|ous
Pronunciación: /zɪəˈrɒfɪləs
 
, zɛ-/

adjetivo

Botany & Zoology
  • (Of a plant or animal) adapted to a very dry climate or habitat, or to conditions where moisture is scarce.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The concentration of the highest estimates of genetic variation in northwestern Venezuela suggests a potential reservoir of plant genetic diversity within xerophilous ecosystems in northern South America.
    • Mexico's xerophilous thickets and semi-desert pastures are located in arid and semi-arid areas that account for half of our national territory.
    • While some xerophilous grasshoppers became scarce within the shelterbelt system, others, e.g. Calliptamus italicus, increased in importance.

Derivativos

xerophile

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Low altitude dry (xerophile) vegetation is found relatively close to the littoral zone where the habitat is characterised by strong droughts.
  • Species of the Rosa gender, box trees in basophile and xerophile beech groves.
  • The research thus far has been very exciting, and I feel that we are laying very practical groundwork for building infrastructure to support the use of xerophile and native plants in Jordan.

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