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Antonyms for calcicolous

growing or living in soil rich in lime


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Some boreal mosses that grow on rocks (epilithic species) are calcicolous (preferring calcium-rich soils), such as Timmia megapolitana and Seligeria diversifoliata.
The end of Stage III is marked by the abrupt disappearance of calcicolous mosses.
These samples were from open calcicolous and moderately grazed beech forests (sample 18, 880 m asl) and ravine forests on northeastern facing slopes (sample 24, 605 m asl).
Calcicolous plants have evolved specific mechanisms to overcome these low levels of solubility.
In the classification scheme, as adopted by the EuroVegChecklist (MUCINA & al., submitted), the Astragalo-Potentilletalia (Festuco-Brometea) comprises only open calcicolous grasslands of the Saturejo-Thymion.
Caloplaca badioreagens, a new calcicolous, endolithic lichen from Italy.
The spectacular karstic landscapes of Borneo and the Malayan Peninsula have their specific forest type, limestone forest, with calcicolous species.
It occurs more often amongst mixed calcicolous materials above siliceous bedrock where Q.
The vegetation clearly reflects this phenomenon; thus, in the Chablais, the region of the Savoy Alps that dominates the southern shores of Lake Leman, the soils located in high areas, on calcilutites, are covered in an acidic turf, while in the lower areas the soils are calcic and have calcicolous vegetation.
(Festuca hystrix Boiss., a Spanish-Moroccan diploid taxon from calcicolous and ultramafic areas) and illegitimate the Lagasca's name.