Definición de phreatophyte en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /frēˈadəˌfīt/


A plant with a deep root system that draws its water supply from near the water table.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • This and other species of Prosopis are considered as facultative phreatophytes, i.e. with roots that can take water from shallow and deep soil horizons.
  • Diurnal water table fluctuations can be considered a diagnostic indicator of groundwater consumption by phreatophytes at most sites.



Pronunciación: /-ˌatəˈfitik/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The growth and survival of this species rely on access to deep water tables such as those occurring on river banks (phreatophytic habit).
  • We explored this biogeochemical transfer and its influence on soils in phreatophytic eucalypt plantations and native grasslands of the Pampas (Argentina).


1920s: from Greek phrear, phreat- 'a well' + -phyte.

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División en sílabas: phre·at·o·phyte

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