xerophytic plant

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Noun1.xerophytic plant - plant adapted for life with a limited supply of waterxerophytic 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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A xerophytic plant which can be found abundantly in the Al Fazayeh region of Dhofar is Carallumaflava.
The highlands of the SMO can reach over 3,000 m in elevation, creating a barrier that isolates tropical western vegetations from eastern xerophytic plant associations.
If every person on this earth takes even a little bit of care for the surroundings especially the environment, a lot can be achieved in terms of reducing carbon footprints," He planted sapling of xerophytic plant (plants which require less water).
Plants, having revolute leaf margins and hypostomatic leaves with hypodermis, are common in some sclerophyllous scrub (Coastal chaparral) communities of Mediterranean-type climate in southern California or cool and high elevation (semi-arid) xerophytic plant communities in warm deserts (Gibson 1996).
It is evident from the present study the xerophytic plant extracts have promising larvicidal efficacy.
Larvicidal activity of selected xerophytic plants against Culex pipiens and Aedes caspius (Diptera: Culicidae).
Although it is likely that in this region xerophytic plants existed, to be best of our knowledge there are no fossil records older than 10,000 years for the most xerophilous species, such as Larrea, Fouquieria, and Hechtia (Wells, 1977; Schultheis & Baldwin, 1999).