mesophyte


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mesophyte

a plant growing in soil with a normal water content. Compare HYDROPHYTE, XEROPHYTE.
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This was also a mesophyte association group including 7 sampling spots (S6, S17, S30, S37, S38, S41, S46).
Pinus sibirica, also known as "the tree of fog", is mesotrophic, and is categorised into the ecological group of mesophytes (Kuminova, 1960).
Number of macrophyte taxa of different ecological groups in Lake Peipsi in 1997-2014 Ecological group Number of taxa Xerophytes (on dunes, occasionally 33 registered) Mesophytes 22 Hygrophytes, helophytes 125 Amphibious plants 7 Floating-leaved plants 7 Floating plants 7 Submerged plants 32 Macroscopic algae (Chlorophyta mainly 17 on genus level) Table 2.
Warming [6] developed a qualitative classification of species according to their ability to use a particular share of gradient (for example, based on moisture: xerophytes, mesophytes, hygrophytes, hydrophites; on light: sciophytes and heliophytes) [5].
Mesophytes, which have low tolerance to waterlogging, when grown in flooded soils exhibit a decrease in photosynthesis [42], reduced nutrient uptake [7-9], and inhibition of plant growth [10, 11].
caerulea communities in KNP occur on dry to moderately moist soils, rarely on soils with fluctuating water tables, and therefore are accompanied by mesophytes.
plurituberosa, a montane species only known from the Jujuy province (Argentina), where it grows up to 1 800m altitude, the remaining species are widespread terrestrial mesophytes. Canna fuchsina grows in wild, dense colonies, in humid riverside forests from Buenos Aires and Santa Fe provinces, Argentina.
The pattern of other mesophytes including Acer saccharum, Fraxinus, Ulmus, A.