xerophytic


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adapted to a xeric (or dry) environment

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Therefore, the steppe community in the study area is classified in the order Astragalo-Brometalia comprising montane zone consisting of xerophytic grasslands and thorn cushion communities in Taurus and in the alliance Agropyro tauri-Stachydion lavandulifoliae Quezel 1973 due to being well supported characteristic species of the alliance and the order and occuring in sub-alpine zone (Parolly, 2004).
The soils in such areas are shallow and support vegetation of xerophytic shrubs.
Any of several xerophytic plants of the genus Espeletia (family Compositae) of the higher Andes (esp.
Desert trufues have a mycorrhizal association with numerous annual and perennial xerophytic host plants that belongs to the Cistaceae family.
2007), with high associated levels of solar radiation that would desiccate the vegetation if not for its xerophytic character.
Vegetation is xerophytic due to low rainfall and high temperatures (Marquez, 1999).
The highlands of the SMO can reach over 3,000 m in elevation, creating a barrier that isolates tropical western vegetations from eastern xerophytic plant associations.
For example, household income in the municipality of South Soalara (southwestern Madagascar) overwhelmingly depends on maintaining herds of small ruminants in xerophytic bush and on producing charcoal (Rabeniala et al.
This ecosystem includes open grasslands combined with succulent and xerophytic shrubs (Dinerstein et al.
The island currently has thin, patchy soils, with 90 percent of Mona and Monito devoid of soil cover (Junta de Calidad Ambiental 1973), a xerophytic vegetation, maritime climate, and no surface freshwater sources (Figure 2).
or xerophytic sedge stands) are associated with sites that create severe physiological moisture stress for plants.
The vegetation of the studied area is characterized by sparse trees, shrubs and sappy thorny plants, or rather, predominantly dry shrub forest with xerophytic characteristics.
Rays involute; exoperidium sub-hygroscopic; endoperidium surface furfuraceous; xerophytic habitat Geastrum xerophilum 5.
Most of the Chenopodiaceae are halophytes and these plants show xerophytic characters [2].
Calotropis procera is a xerophytic shrub of family asclepiadacea.