Definición de xerophyte en inglés:

xerophyte

Saltos de línea: xero|phyte
Pronunciación: /ˈzɪərə(ʊ)fʌɪt
 
, ˈzɛ-/

sustantivo

Botany
  • A plant which needs very little water.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • High stomatal frequencies are usually characteristic of leaves of xerophytes.
    • Indeed, this is the explanation offered by the classical and the majority of the modern textbooks on plant physiology or ecology especially when discussing adaptation of xerophytes to their habitat.
    • Ferns generally lack some of the more typical adaptations of xerophytes, such as a thick hypodermis, sunken stomata, and CAM photosynthesis.

Derivativos

xerophytic

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Haloxylon persicum is a stem-succulent xerophytic shrub, which only occurs in non-saline sandy deserts.
  • A collection of cacti xerophytic plants - over 800 specimens - is exhibited in the nearby cactus house.
  • Exodermis with Casparian bands was found in roots of hydrophytic, mesophytic and xerophytic species and in members of primitive as well as advanced families.

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