10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «XEROMORPHIC»
Discover the use of xeromorphic
in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to xeromorphic
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
New Understanding Biology for Advanced Level
These are known as xeromorphic features. These adaptations are not confined to
xerophytic plants but may also occur in mesophytes. By no means all
xeromorphic adaptations occur in plants of hot, dry desert regions. Many species
in cold ...
Glenn Toole, Susan Toole, 1999
Flowering Plants · Dicotyledons: Magnoliid, Hamamelid and ...
Many remarkable derived anatomic features of the Aizoaceae represent
adaptations to arid and/or saline conditions. Characteristic Fig.4A-G. Aizoaceae.
Leaf surfaces. Two different pathways from mesomorphic to xeromorphic
surfaces occur ...
Klaus Kubitzki, Jens G. Rohwer, Volker Bittrich, 1993
Sclerophylous leaves are hard and tough; xeromorphic leaves have a set of
characteristics that confer drought resistance, including small size and thick,
waxy cuticles. Tough leaves, which are typical of trees growing on nutrient poor
David A. Perry, Ram Oren, Stephen C. Hart, 2013
Plant Anatomy and Physiology
Xeromorphism, however, is not confined to xerophytes, and not all xerophytes
exhibit xeromorphic characters. One of the most obvious features of xeromorphic
leaves is the small ratio of the external leaf surface to its volume. According to ...
The Diversity and Evolution of Plants
Leaf Morphology Land plants live in four different kinds of habitats, and can be
classified into four corresponding morphological types in reference to the water
supply and dryness of the air: xeromorphic, hydromorphic, mesomorphic, and ...
Economic Botany: Principles And Practices
For example, the term xerophyte has traditionally been used to denote a plant
restricted to a dry locality, while xeromorphic is used to denote plants which, from
the appearance of their external morphology and internal histology, give the ...
Mangrove Ecology, Silviculture and Conservation
1988); thus, transpiration in mangroves is generally low and many mangroves
show xeromorphic features which tend to conserve or retain water. These
physiological and morphological features are discussed below. 3.3.1
Ecophysiology of Economic Plants in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands
... dry summers and cold winters, such as the Mediterranean region. The leaves
of sclerophytes show a number of what might be considered xeromorphic
features, such as thick outer walls to the epidermal cells and overlying cuticle,
Vegetation of the Arabian Peninsula
2, Open xeromorphic grasslands. 3, Very open xeromorphic dwarf-shrublands,
rock and gravel deserts. 4, Sand deserts. 5, Scarcely vegetated dunes and sandy
gravel plains. 6, Very open xeromorphic dwarf-shrublands. 7, Open xeromorphic
S.A. Ghazanfar, M. Fisher, 1998
Vegetation of New Zealand
In xeromorphic species, these become deep grooves and ridges respectively.
The grooves may be further protected by hairs as in many grasses, or by wax as
in Aciphylla. In xeromorphic grasses, including most tussock grasses, the
2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «XEROMORPHIC»
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Selecting "Surrogate Species" for Conservation: How About an 800 …
... for a "submontane broad-leaved drought-deciduous woodland" or a "succulent extremely xeromorphic evergreen shrubland," examples of ecosystem types. «Huffington Post, Sep 12»
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FINE ARTS WORK: A reception for the "Xeromorphic" by master of fine arts candidate Gregory Jackson Tegarden is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Weil Art Gallery, ... «Corpus Christi Caller Times, Mar 11»