psammophyte


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psammophyte

(ˈsæməʊˌfaɪt)
n
(Plants) a plant that only grows in sand
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C'est une formation psammophyte ou une steppe sous arbustive, liee a la texture sableuse des horizons de surface oo les apports sableux d'origine eolienne.
The depression was smooth on the bottom, which was covered with a small range of psammophyte vegetation.
The plant is known in many Arabic deserts and considered as a typical psammophyte shrub that is distributed from the North African deserts, Middle East and India.
Dominant vegetation types are shrubland steppes of xerophytes, psammophytes or halophytes, as well as marginal Prosopis woodlands (Cabrera, 1971).