halophily

halophily

(hæˈlɒfɪlɪ)
n
the ability or predisposition to thrive in an extremely salty environment
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2003) go further when they affirm that in the case of yeast while halotolerance is a clear, well established concept, halophily may be a concept of very limited nature and thus, of doubtful use.
Although in the study of halophily the concepts "salt tolerant plant" and "halophyte" overlap greatly (Szota & al.
It is evident that gypsophile vegetation, or rather, that with a good representation of gypsophile plants in terms of coverage and species richness, occurs in soils with a high percentages of gypsum, as happens with conductivity values to establish halophily.