hydrophyte


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Related to hydrophyte: mesophyte, xerophyte

hydrophyte

a plant that inhabits wet places and has its perennating buds lying in water. Compare MESOPHYTE, XEROPHYTE.
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In addition to presenting turbidity data, we related turbidity data to Secchi depths on the basis of Davies-Colley and Smith (2001), as hydrophyte light limitations have been reported in relation to Secchi depth rather than turbidity (i.
The biological types are: C chamaephyte, G geophyte, H hemicryptophyte, Hy hydrophyte, P phanerophyte, T therophyte.
Although the term "Pantanal" refers to a region with essentially hydrophyte vegetation, common in swamps, xerophytic and mesophytic species are also distributed in various landscape units, with floristic composition influenced by phytogeographic provinces of Cerrado, Amazon Rainforest, Semi-deciduous Forest and Chaco (Damasceno-Junior et al.
In China, crops, wild plants, tropical plants, alpine plants, halophytes, xerophyte, hydrophyte, geophyte, parasitic plants, are all found to be mycorrhizal.
According to Reitz (1977), it is an heliophytic species, a selective hydrophyte to mesophyte, found quite frequently in Araucaria Pine Forests, especially in the humid soil of the moist forest in isolated patches of trees, and in more open areas of the secondary forests.
These include low caducifolious forest, low inundated forest, mangrove, coastal shrubland, inundated grassland, marine grassland, floating and emergent hydrophyte community, and "peten" [CONANP-SEMARNAT 2000].
Carbon-uptake by the submerged hydrophyte Utricularia purpurea.
TABLE 1 Land use/cover classes in the Hondo River basin Classes Land use and land cover Cover (%) Forest High and medium subdeciduous forest 45 Pasture Pasture for cattle raising 17 Secondary vegetation Secondary vegetation 16 Agriculture Irrigation and temporal agriculture 12 Wetlands Mangrove, riparian vegetation and 8 other hydrophytes Human settlements Human settlements 1 Water bodies Lakes, cenotes, rivers, and streams 1 TABLE 2 Correlation between land use/cover types and IBI values (only Scale 4, 1 000 m, shown) agric forst past settl secve water wetln IBI -0.