hemicryptophyte


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hemicryptophyte

(ˌhɛmɪˈkrɪptəfaɪt)
n
(Botany) any perennial plant that bears its overwintering buds at soil level, where they are often partly covered by surface debris
[C20: hemi- + cryptophyte]
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La classification des types biologique prend en compte la position de bourgeon de renovation du vegetal par rapport au sol durant la periode froide est permet de reconnaitre 5 types biologiques, definis par Raunkiaer (1934) selon la nature morphologique et qui sont: phanerophyte, chamaephyte, hemicryptophyte, geophytes et therophytes.
Significant statistical differences (using the same test) were also noted between the cerrado (except the rocky outcrop cerrado) and caatinga, and between the cerrado and the cerrado-caatinga transition for the hemicryptophyte.
A hemicryptophyte from the southern parts of the U.
2005) Ph phanerophyte, Ch chamaephyte, He hemicryptophyte, Cr cryptophyte, Th therophyte Fig.
a) Raunkiaer's life-form categories (Mueller-Dombois and Ellenberg, 1974): chamaephyte (Ch), geophyte (G), therophytes (Th), herbaceous vines (Hv), holoparasites (Ho), and hemicryptophyte (H).
Densidad de especies: 6 (rango: 4-11) References: FV (biological form), C: Chamaephyte, H: Hemicryptophyte, Na: Nanopaherophyte, T: Terophyte.
With regard to ecological characteristics, the majority of the species had a hemicryptophyte life-form, herbaceous habit and terricolous habitat (Table 1).
Festuca carpetana is an important element of the psycroxerophilous hemicryptophyte grasslands developed on siliceous substrates throughout supra-mediterranean, submediterranean supratemperate and submediterranean orotemperate mountain areas in central and central-northeastern territories of the Iberian Peninsula (Guadarrama, Ayllon, Neila, Urbion and Demanda ranges), and framed within the alliances Minuartio-Festucion carpetanae (curvifoliae) [Minuartio-Festucion carpetanae Rivas-Martinez 1964 corr.
November 2002 (early rainy season), Ph = phanerophyte, Ch = chamaephyte, H = hemicryptophyte, Cr = cryptophyte and Th = therophytes.