therophyte


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therophyte

(ˈθɪərəˌfaɪt)
n
(Botany) a plant that overwinters as a seed
[from Greek theros summer + -phyte]
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The life form spectra showed that therophyte was dominant group with 24 (66.
Based on the study of Mobayen (1996), the dominance of therophyte is due to the prevalence of the Mediterranean climate.
Therophyte was the most abundant life form consisted of 16 grass species (59.
2005) Ph phanerophyte, Ch chamaephyte, He hemicryptophyte, Cr cryptophyte, Th therophyte Fig.
In relation to the latter, it has been found mainly on river bar therophyte communities of the Bidenti frondosae-Polygonetum lapathifolii provisional association (Campos, 2010), which are dominated by other Persicaria species, especially P.
Growth form (erect, semi-erect, or prostrate) and life form (trees, phanerophyte, chamaephyte, annual shrubs, perennial forbs, perennial grasses, biennial forbs, therophyte, or climbers) were assigned following Ali and Jari [1] and Sankary[26].
This North American therophyte has a high invasive potential as has been shown in various parts of Europe (e.
The therophyte dominant component occurring in the Dasypyrum villosum community lead other authors (IZCO, 1977; PIRONE & al.
marina as a therophyte that thrives in gaps within the upper salt marsh associations of the Salicornietea fruticosae, (Arthrocnemion glauci) or in the associations of the Thero-Salicornietea dominated by Suaeda (Thero-Suaedion).
The biological types are: C chamaephyte, G geophyte, H hemicryptophyte, Hy hydrophyte, P phanerophyte, T therophyte.
Amongst the species of higher interest there are the previously mentioned Erica forskalii (which is more abundant here than in Torre Guaceto), Bassia hirsuta, a therophyte considered vulnerable at the national level Conti & al.