xerophytic


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adapted to a xeric (or dry) environment

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It has a temperate dry climate, with an annual rainfall of 650 mm, temperatures between 4 and 25 C, and contains grasslands and xerophytic shrublands.
Available published studies also report that the species inhabits firm ground with moderate to sparse xerophytic vegetation such as Neurada procumbens, Dectyloctenium spp., Cynodon dactylon, Desmostachya bipinnata, Cenchrus biflorus, Cyperus rotundus, Haloxylon salicornicum, Lasiurus sindicus and Capparis decidua (Husain, 2012; Khan, 2006; Ramesh and Sankaran, 2013; Sanjay et al., 2013).
If present-day grasslands are botanical and ecological analogues of pre-Holocene vegetation, it would be necessary for present-day xerophytic grasslands to have existed in the Beringian landscape on sites other than those that they currently occupy.
of the plant family Zygophyllaceae is a wild, tropical, evergreen, xerophytic tree native to the Sudano-Sahielian regions of Africa and south Asia.
The two-decades of UDS in many ways can be compared to the resistance of the xerophytic baobab tree which has adapted to the harsh formative challenges and survived.
A rapid In vitro morphogenesis and acclimatization protocol for Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Del-a medicinally important xerophytic tree.
Decomposition processes in arid environments are slower than in more mesic systems, primarily because low moisture levels reduce the activity of fungi and bacteria, and xerophytic arid zone grass litter decomposes more slowly than plants with higher nutrient and lower lignin content (Christie 1979; Austin and Vivanco 2006).
It is a xerophytic shrub plant and grows in unfavorable soil and climatic conditions such as high temperature and high light (Figure 1) [9].
The positive side dominated by the thorny xerophytic species, while the negative side contains hygrophilous species.
The vegetation is xerophytic in the lower region and forest on high altitude.
In baraniregion, the natural vegetation is xerophytic comprises of semi evergreen woode shrub land.