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xerophilous

Pronunciación: /zɪəˈrɒfɪləs/
/zɛˈrɒfɪləs/

adjetivo

Botany & Zoology
(Of a plant or animal) adapted to a very dry climate or habitat, or to conditions where moisture is scarce.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.

Derivados

xerophile

Pronunciación: /ˈzɪərə(ʊ)fʌɪl/
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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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