Associations to the word «Xerophyte»


XEROPHYTE, noun. (botany) Any plant suited for life in a habitat where water is scarce, such as in a desert or chaparral. Such plants may be succulent, have small or reduced leaves, or spines.
XEROPHYTE, noun. A desert plant

Dictionary definition

XEROPHYTE, noun. Plant adapted for life with a limited supply of water; compare hydrophyte and mesophyte.

Wise words

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