xerophilia

xerophilia, xerophily

the ability of some plants to survive in dosert or salt marsh areas by storing fresh water internally. — xerophilic, xerophilous, adj.
See also: Plants
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Xerophilia: Ecocritical Explorations in Southwestern Literature.
Tom Lynch; XEROPHILIA: ECOCRITICAL EXPLORATIONS IN SOUTHWESTERN LITERATURE; Texas Tech University Press $0.00 ISBN: 9780896726383
"Xerophilia" is not an unnatural affection for copy machines.
Xerophilia; ecocritical explorations in southwestern literature.
Work Title: Xerophilia: Ecocritical Explorations in Southwestern Literature