cushion plant


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cushion plant

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(Botany) a type of low-growing plant having many closely spaced short upright shoots, typical of alpine and arctic habitats
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An employee-recycling center has been set up in the distribution center and cushion plant in Montevallo, where materials are separated and sent off for recycling.
The small size and cushion plant morphology of most of the vascular species made it impossible to use individual leaves or branches for such measurements.
Because of the small leaves and complex architecture of these cushion plants (Saxifraga caespitosa and S.
Alpine cushion plants, including Saxifraga oppositifolia, have been reported to have lower canopy water vapor conductances than our results in wind-exposed habitats (40-60 mmol[center dot][m.sup.-2][center dot][s.sup.-1]), and higher values (300-400 mmol[center dot][m.sup.-2][center dot][s.sup.-1]) in wind-protected locations (Korner and De Moraes 1979).
This mire landscape in Moat Valley is characterized by abundant peat-forming cushion plants such as Astelia pumila, which is dominant and forms rigid 'blankets' or sometimes real hummocks that gives the mire a green appearance, and Donatia fascicularis, which is less frequent (Gebser, 2008).
On the other hand, anoxia could be prevented by oxygen releasing from roots (Fritz et al., 2011) of cushion plants like A.
Zero methane emission bogs: extreme rhizosphere oxygenation by cushion plants in Patagonia.
In the spring, they are full of luxuriant reeds and cushion plants. In the depressions between the barchans and among the rolling dunes, the sand sedge (Carex physodes) forms a dense deep-rooted green carpet.
Species in the silversword alliance show amazing variation in form, from small cushion plants and rosette shrubs to vines and trees.
The exotic family includes trees, shrubs, cushion plants and a vine.