xerothermic


Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia.

xer·o·ther·mic

 (zîr′ə-thûr′mĭk)
adj.
1. Both dry and hot: a xerothermic climate.
2. Adapted to or flourishing in an environment that is both dry and hot: xerothermic organisms.

xerothermic

(ˌzɪərəʊˈθɜːmɪk)
adj
1. (Physical Geography) both dry and hot
2. (Biology) (of an organism) adapted to dry, hot environments
References in periodicals archive ?
Contract award notice: Execution of active protection of xerothermic grasslands in nature reserves: "podzamcze", "royal forest" "broczwka", "wolwinw" "stawska gra" within the framework of the project "active protection of selected habitats and species in the lubelskie voivodeship" environmental protection and water management in lublin - v part.
Seed dispersal effectiveness in three adjacent plant communities: xerothermic grassland, brushwood and woodland.
While studying the habitat of Phaneropterinae, Kocarek and Holusa (2006) observed that it occupies a wide range of open habitats from xerothermic to wetlands and mostly consumed tall herb or lower shrub.
1976, Development of xerothermic rendzinas: A study in ecology and soil microstructure, Rozpravy Ceskoslovenske akademie ved, Rada matematickych a pfirodnich ved, 86, No.
It is an herbaceous perennial plant well adapted to xerothermic conditions of Southern Europe (Moglia et al.
Floristically it is included in the Holarctic Kingdom and is shared between the Illyrian province of the Circumboreal Region (Polunin & Walters 1989), where the beech forests are dominant above 1000 m, with different vegetation series related to the substrate, and the Adriatic province of the Mediterranean Region with xerothermic evergreen vegetation dominated by Pinus halepensis and Quercus ilex close to the sea level, and substituted by deciduous and thermophilous oaks when the sea influence decreases (Trinajstic 1995).
A new species of Bulnesia (Zygophyllaceae) from the Xerothermic Southern Puna of Bolivia.