microphyll


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microphyll

(ˈmaɪkrəʊfɪl)
n
(Botany) botany the relatively small type of leaf produced by club mosses and horsetails. Compare megaphyll
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% Leaf size ** Macrophyll 14 10.14 0 0 Mesophyll 81 58.70 30 56.60 Microphyll 41 29.71 23 43.40 Nanophyll 2 1.45 0 0 Leaf type Compound.
The leaf size spectra was dominated by microphyll with 31 (39.74%) species followed by mesophyll (17 sp., 21.79%), nanophyll 14 (17.94%), macrophyll 6 (7.69%), leptophyll 5 (6.41%), megaphyll 2 (2.56%) and one (1.28%) species was aphyllous (Table 2, Fig.
For example, in the State of Coahuila the submontane scrubs from Sierra de Zapaliname were described (Gomez et al., 2011), and in the State of Nuevo Leon the Tamaulipan thornscrubs (Reid et al., 1990; Alanis et al., 2013), desertscrub rosetophilous (Alanis-Rodriguez et al., 2015a), desertscrub microphyll (Mora-Donjuan et al., 2014) and submontane scrub (Canizales-Vazquez et al., 2009; Estrada- Castillon et al., 2012; Alanis-Rodriguez et al., 2015b) have been studied.
These conditions produce a high tension on the foliage, which may turn it into microphyll and the decomposition from withered leaves is very slow (Reyes & Fornaris, 2011).
Vegetation consists of desert shrubs (rosette, microphyll, thornless, and thorny), halophytes, sand vegetation, and natural grasslands (Comision Nacional de Areas Naturales Protegidas and Secretaria del Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, 2006).
The forest type was a simple microphyll vine-fern thicket, on a Leptosol (according to WRB 2006) formed on granite.
A new species of Isoetes (Isoetaceae) from Turkey, with a study of microphyll intercellular pectic protuberances and their potential taxonomic value.
Plants were divided in to, (A) leptophyll, (B) nanophyll (C) microphyll (D) mesophyll and (E) megaphyll.
Corticolous bryophytes in microphyll fero forests of South-east Queensland: distribution on Antarctic beech (Nothofagus moorei).
The rainforest, Araucarian microphyll vine forest (Webb 1959), is dominated by Flindersia australis (R.Br.), F.
(Isoetaceae) with a study of microphyll intercellular pectic protuberances and their potential taxonomic value.
and two shrubs that replace the colonizers over time: (4) Pteronia pallens (Asteraceae), a narrow-leaved, evergreen microphyll shrub and (5) Osteospermum sinuatum (Asteraceae), a dwarf, droughtdecidous shrub.