saxicolous


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saxicolous

(săk-sĭk′ə-ləs) also

saxicoline

(-līn′)
adj.
Growing on or living among rocks: saxicolous lichens.
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2015), little is known about the diversity of the microbial community especially actinobacteria inhabiting saxicolous lichens.
Thoropa miliaris appears to be successful in colonizing saxicolous habitats occupying 30% of our evaluated bromeliads, whereas Teixeira et al.
Lichens were also found on saxicolous materials such as weathered dolomite (23 species), concrete (16), and granite (13).
This is a widespread lichen of exposed saxicolous substrates, mostly in the western two thirds of the United States and adjacent Canada.
In the Cocoparra Ranges there is still need for further work, especially on crustose and other saxicolous lichens.
Plant saxicolous, rosulate herb, forming large colonies, flowering 0.
The most commonly occupied corticolous substrate in Logan County is Quercus rubra, weathered concrete is the most common saxicolous substrate and weathered wood is the most common lignicolous substrate.
Oribatid communities (Acari: Oribatida) inhabiting saxicolous mosses and lichens in the KrkonoUe Mts.
Refering to saxicolous species, it is interesting to say that Heterodermia speciosa was also found on asphalt mix.
They are herbs, terrestrial, epiphytic (erect or pendent), or, rarely, saxicolous shrubs and subshrubs 1-2 m tall, lianas, cushion plants, prostrate mat-forming chamaephytes, and trees to 20 m tall (for trees see Judd, 1984; Sorensen, 1995).