TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «XEROMORPH»
The term «xeromorph» is barely ever used and occupies the 205.510
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «XEROMORPH»
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The Journal of Imaging Science and Technology
Neutralization Brush Grounded Bimorph BTR Belt Paper Path , Developer Roll
Figure 6. Application of xeromorph for xerographic transfer. The image is
transferred from the photoreceptor to the paper under the action of the electric
Flora of New South Wales
16 G. xeromorph: a plant having ... leaves) but not necessarily drought-tolerant, cf
. scleromorph, xero- phyte. xerophyte: a drought-tolerant plant, cf. xeromorph.
xylem: the tissue, in a vascular plant, that conducts water and mineral salts from
Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia: The ...
... resembling sheep's wool. xeromorph: a plant with structural features (e.g. hard
or succulent leaves) or functional adaptations that prevent water loss by
evaporation; usually associated with arid habitats, but not necessarily drought-
Alan F. Fielding, Paul F. Haworth. Topography The surface features of a region of
land. Xeromorph A plant that has features which help it to reduce water loss.
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Alan F. Fielding, Paul F. Haworth, 2002
A Dictionary of Ecology
Compare MEGATHERM. xerophyte A plant (usually a *xeromorph) that can grow
in Very dry conditions and is able to withstand periods of drought. The
adaptations include an ability to store water, waxy leaves and leaves reduced to
spines to ...
Australian Rainforests: Islands of Green in a Land of Fire
Seddon (1974) reviewed the concepts of xerophytes, xeromorphs and scler-
ophylls and concluded that the two terms xeromorph and sclerophyll have
converged to become effectively synonymous. For instance, Beadle (1966)
Eco-hydrology: Plants and Water in Terrestrial and Aquatic ...
... hyporheic Wiiest, A. 275 251; interface 269; inter-rill 96; Wychera, U. 246 inter-
shrub 86, 97; low-latitude 79; macrophyte, emergent 270; photic xeromorph 136
287; riparian 256; rooting 157, 162; Xia, Z. 57 scour 247; transition 251; Ximmei,
Andrew J. Baird, Robert L. Wilby, 1999
Arid hummock grassland supports few stock (11) probably because of the
extreme leaf xeromorph- ism and dense, pincushion growth form. Arid Tussock
Grassland This grassland is much more restricted in its distribution, lying to the
north and ...
Flora of the Sydney Region
Xeromorph: a plant which has the morphological characters of a xerophyte but
which is not necessarily drought resistant. Xerophyte: a drought resistant plant.
Zygomorphic: a flower which has one or more of its perianth segments very ...
Belinda Jane Pellow, Murray James Henwood, Roger Charles Carolin, 2009
Etymological Dictionary of Grasses
... Panicum molle,Pennisetum molle,Poecilostachys mollis,Pollinia mollis,Stipa
mollis, Trachypogon mollis — (2) soft in aspect compared with the xeromorph
facies of related species. Plectrachne mollis mollendense L. -ense,denoting
Harold T. Clifford, Peter D. Bostock, 2007