xeromorph


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xeromorph

(ˈzɪərəʊˌmɔːf)
n
(Plants) a xerophilous plant, which is able to survive with little water
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xer·o·mor·ph

(zîr′ə-môr′f)
A plant adapted to saltwater marshes or highly alkaline soils.
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generally considered xeromorph (Medina, 1983; Roth, 1984;