TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «XEROPHYTIC»
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «XEROPHYTIC»
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Essential AS Biology for OCR
10.8.1 Xerophytic plants Xerophytes are typically thought of as desert plants,
showing a whole range of adaptations to cope with hot, dry conditions. However,
similar adaptations may also be seen in plants found in sand dunes or other dry,
Glenn Toole, Susan Toole, 2004
New Understanding Biology for Advanced Level
Xerophytic plants have evolved a wide range of features designed to reduce the
rate of transpiration. These are known as xeromorphic features. These
adaptations are not confined to xerophytic plants but may also occur in
Glenn Toole, Susan Toole, 1999
5.2 Xerophytic ferns and their habitats Page (1979) distinguishes five major
environments in which ferns are found: tropical mesic, tropical xeric epiphytic,
tropical xeric terrestrial, tropical alpine and temperate. Within each of these main
Klaus Mehltreter, Lawrence R. Walker, Joanne M. Sharpe, 2010
Geomorphology of Desert Environments
A general classification of xerophytic plants is given in Fig. 11.8 (Levitt 1972).
Xerophytic plants can escape drought seasons by an ephemeral habit or resist
drought either by avoiding it by reducing water consumption or by using the ...
Anthony J. Parsons, Athol D. Abrahams, 2009
Of Prairie, Woods, and Water: Two Centuries of Chicago ...
The humus oxidizes more rapidly, and a xerophytic undergrowth comes in. In
place of Hepatica and its associates, we find Antennaria, Poa compressa (Wire
grass), Equisetum hyemale (Scouring rush), and other xerophytic herbs;
Physiological Ecology of Tropical Plants
187–234 Lüttge U, Medina E, Cram WJ, Lee HSJ, Popp M, Smith JAC (1989a)
Ecophysiology of xerophytic and halophytic vegetation of a coastal alluvial plain
in northern Venezuela. II. Cactaceae. New Phytol 111:245–251 Lüttge U, Popp M
Aztec Imperial Strategies
Tecpatepec 69 Xerophytic products produced (PNE, 6: 37). Possible local market
PNE, 6: 37). Tecpilpan (near Cempoala) No information found. Temazcalapan (
Temascalapa) 43 Frederic Hicks (1987) mentions a market. Tenanco Tepopulan
Grasslands of the World
Xerophytic tussockgrass Communities dominated by Mitchell grass (Astrebla
species) are widespread (40 million hectares) on heavy, cracking clay plains of
inland northern Australia, particularly in Queensland. Many of these are true ...
J. M. Suttie, Stephen G. Reynolds, Caterina Batello, 2005
Competition Science Vision
Anatomical Adaptations in xerophytes : • The epidermal cells of leaves and other
delicate parts are heavily cuticularized and cutinized. In addition some xerophytic
plants possesses protective coating of wax and silica. The wax is impermeable ...
Olivillo forests are generally immersed in a matrix of xerophytic vegetation, and
reach as far north as La Serena (30°S) at Fray Jorge and Talinay (Troncoso et al
l980). occurring as isolated relict forest fragments along the upper slopes of the ...
Teresa Moreno (Ph. D.), Wes Gibbons, 2007
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «XEROPHYTIC»
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Every Blooming Thing: Loropetalum – what's that?
When you are looking for plants to complement any rocks or pieces of work or sculptures in your zen garden don't forget the xerophytic cacti and the other ... «Appeal-Democrat, Jul 15»
Biochar can reduce tree stress from transplanting and drought …
Similar results have been achieved with the more xerophytic (drought-adapted) species western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla), and among drought-stressed ... «Horticulture Week, Jan 15»
Children's garden envisioned for Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park
Mr. Lawrus pointed out that the xerophytic garden, which highlights cactus and drought-tolerant plants, took a year-and-a-half to create. It cost $70,000, almost ... «Cayman Compass, Nov 14»
The Garden Guru: 'Neoregelia' bromeliads offer color, toughness
Cactus and succulent vendors often have them as well, although they lean more to the xerophytic terrestrial types. And then I decided to try my old friend eBay. «Fort Worth Star Telegram, Oct 14»
If these stones could talk
... display some 30 Ikebana floral arrangements, and the Cactus and Succulent Society will put up Xerophytic landscaping as well as a collection of succulents. «Inquirer.net, Sep 14»
The Garden Guru: Turfgrass on trial
... ample room for turf grass, decorative stone, handsome and lush shrubs, and even, in proper planting spots, xerophytic plants in every North Texas landscape. «Fort Worth Star Telegram, Jul 14»
Succulent and Cactus Show Is This Weekend
... Succulent and Cactus Society, a non-profit educational organization promoting the cultivation and research of succulent and xerophytic plants (plants like cacti ... «thebolditalic, Jun 14»
Hudson Valley briefs
... by a series of stone-walled raised beds constructed on stepped ledges and cliffs and planted with choice specimens of xerophytic and drought-tolerant plants, ... «Poughkeepsie Journal, May 14»
Sparkman's Nursery says new compound can cut water bills in half
"What we did out here is design a landscape with xerophytic plants (adapted to survive with little water) and hardscape materials and what we did was take out ... «KCBD-TV, Apr 14»
Call it luck or labour
The notion that Adenium obesum (Desert Rose) brings luck is very recent. As the name indicates, it is a xerophytic plant that survive well in water-scarce areas. «The Hindu, Feb 14»