ombrogenous

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ombrogenous

(ɒmˈbrɒdʒɪnəs)
adj
(Botany) (of plants) able to flourish in wet conditions
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These ombrogenic bogs occur in the hyperhumid ombroclimate and grow on a thin peat layer, with some intrusions of shrubs depending on the interannual seasonality.
'Ombrogenous peat' or ombrogenic peats (Paramananthan, 2011), comprises mainly of broken tree trunks, branches, leaves, roots and fruits (Yogeswaran, 1995; Huat, 2004; Anderson and Muller, 1975, Anderson, 1976) and are relatively mineral or ash free.
Menot G, Burns SJ (2001) Carbon isotopes in ombrogenic peat bog plants as climatic indicators: calibration from an altitudinal transect in Switzerland.