Definition of hygrophyte in English:

hygrophyte

Syllabification: hy·gro·phyte
Pronunciation: /ˈhīgrəˌfīt
 
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noun

Botany
  • A plant that grows in wet conditions.
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    • Therefore, the distribution and growth habitat of hydrophyte and hygrophyte were investigated.
    • A few hygrophytes and tropophytes are also met with, but under exceptional circumstances.
    • Despite these unsympathetic harsh changes there are still many hygrophytes in the limited remaining marsh-lands.

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