xerophilous plant


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Noun1.xerophilous plant - plant adapted for life with a limited supply of waterxerophilous plant - plant adapted for life with a limited supply of water; compare hydrophyte and mesophyte
agave, American aloe, century plant - tropical American plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall spikes; some cultivated for ornament or for fiber
tracheophyte, vascular plant - green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms
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The sum of the xerophilous plants is very high with a maximum in the middle of the zone (40% in sample 10).