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Synonyms for caespitose

(of plants) growing in small dense clumps or tufts

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Plant mass formed by entangled filaments, caespitose (main filament prostrate and branches erect); main filament and branches distinct; main filaments with up to three rows of cells, 20.
Clay (1988a) observed a higher frequency of symptomless infections in caespitose compared to rhizomatous grass species.
Epiphytic, caespitose, erect herb, to 11 cm in tall (including the inflorescence).
We considered as caespitose habit those plants growing in small tufts, as grasses, usually not rising more than a few centimeters from above the substrate.
Especies de Teesdaliopsio-Luzulion caespitose Teesdaliopsis-conferta 1 + + + Festuca eskia + 2 1 2 Scorzoneroides cantabrica .
The former with 40 species is found in most ecosystems in Tropical South-America; it is well diversified in habit, either caespitose or solitary, and develops either large palms, or medium-sized to short-trunked palms with large leaves, or slender palms with medium-sized leaves, or acaulescent palms with large or with short leaves (Kahn 2008).
Busso CA, Mueller RJ, Richards, JH (1989) Effects of drought and defoliation on bud viability in two caespitose grasses.
In addition to these primary producers, coral reefs are home to many other types of algae: lowly inconspicuous caespitose algae, endolithic algae hidden within the coral skeleton, calcareous hermatypic red algae, calcifying green algae, as well as many seaweeds attached to bare rock or dead coral on the reef.
Clonal biology of the temperate, caespitose, graminoid Schizachyrium scoparium: a synthesis with reference to climate change.
The species forms small stands on poorly-drained soils; it is usually caespitose with a trunk 1-8 m high, and with several suckers from the base.
RoadCrest, like Ephraim, originated from Turkey and is noted for its rhizome development as opposed to the typical caespitose growth habit of crested wheatgrass.
100 m, gravelly border of riu Ripoll, one tall caespitose plant, 10.
Briske and Derner's chapter on the clonal biology of caespitose grasses is also excellent, especially in bringing out the importance of the concept of autonomous ramet hierarchies within clones.
Habit and Ecology--Species of Astrocaryum produce solitary or caespitose palms in the following classes (quantitative categories are given in Table 2): (i) large palms with tall stem, (ii) palms with large leaves and medium-sized stem, or short stem, or subterranean stem (considered "acaulescent"), (iii) slender to medium-sized palms, (iv) small, acaulescent palms with short leaves.