hemicryptophyte


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hemicryptophyte

a herb in which the perennating bud is at soil level where it is protected by litter or soil.
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The Irano-Turanian region that has low rainfall and long dry season is characterized by the dominance of hemicryptophytes and chamaephytes (Djamali et al.
Les therophytes occupent les 45,1%, les chamephytes (26,8%), les hemicryptophytes (19,7%), les geophytes et les phanerophytes (4,23%).
The proportions of herbaceous-subshrub/shrub-arboreal (epiphytes, succulents, chamaephytes, hemicryptophytes, and therophytes /phanerophytes) species were calculated for each of the vegetation types, for cerrado-caatinga transition, and for the different cerrado physiognomies.
Functional Species groups Short name Number Features FGl non-tussock 21 Perennial plants; NTH hemicryptophytes I (includes the species Hv); Height categories [greater than or equal to] H3 and [less than or equal to] H5; Flower traits varied; dispersion: mainly autochory.
In terms of life forms, 9% were therophytes, 23% hemicryptophytes, 6% geophytes, 42% chamaephytes, 14% nanophanerophytes, 3% microphanerophytes, and 3% helophytes.
Regarding ecological features, the majority of the species exhibited the hemicryptophyte life-form, herbaceous habit and terricolous habitat, which are common among this plant group.
In his classification, there are five major classes, arranged according to increased protection of the regeneration buds: phanerophytes, chamaephytes, hemicryptophytes, cryptophytes, and therophytes.
The chamaephyte Kickxia petrana and the hemicryptophyte Silene danaensis are also endemic, common to sandstone and limestone cliffs in southwestern Jordan.
Solidago albopilosa Braun is a semi-rosette hemicryptophyte perennial with vegetative reproduction by rhizomes (Gibson, 1961; Andreasen & Eshbaugh, 1973).
Adding, the chamaephytes species such as Arenaria pungens, Hormathophylla spinosa, Sideritis glacialis, or even, Thymus serpylloides, are today prospering in the area, therefore the chamaephytes and hemicryptophyte mixture observe by Quezel (1953) at 3000 m reach now higher altitudes.
The biological types are: C chamaephyte, G geophyte, H hemicryptophyte, Hy hydrophyte, P phanerophyte, T therophyte.