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mesophyte

a plant growing in soil with a normal water content. Compare HYDROPHYTE, XEROPHYTE.
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evergreen mesophyllous forests (mesophytic), which were designated as manacales by Leon (1946) and as canelones by Samek (1974).
With 33.845 ha, the park is the largest remnant in Sao Paulo State (Santos et al, 2009) of Mesophytic Semideciduous Forest, one of the subtypes within the Atlantic Forest Domain (sensu Ab'Saber 1977).
Selection of day roosts by Red Bats in mixed mesophytic forests.
ilex (Loreto et al.,1992; Niinemets et al., 2005), confirms that sclerophytic leaves have lower gm than mesophytic ones (Flexas et al.,2008; Loreto and Centritto, 2008).The about two-fold increase in A1%O2, observed before and after the drying cycle (Fig.
Fifty years of partial harvesting in a mixed mesophytic forest: Composition and productivity.
This area consists of semideciduous, mesophytic forest located in the municipalities of Jundiai and Cabreuva, in Sao Paulo, Southeastern Brazil.
We suggest that environmental fluctuations, particularly extreme soil dryness and high surface temperatures [2], prevent the successful establishment of mesophytic species on mounds.
Rubino, "Composition, structure and dynamics of Dysart Woods, an old-growth mixed mesophytic forest of southeastern Ohio," Forest Ecology and Management, vol.
Rich coves are composed of all of the listed species with no single dominant species and may also have mesophytic species such as basswood (Tilia americana), white ash (Fraxinus americana), silverbell (Halesia carolina), and eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) [1, 36].
During the warm Paleogene the Lythraceae grew in mixed mesophytic forest vegetation, in inland swamps and lakes, and along margins of seas under tropical and subtropical to warm temperate, humid conditions.
The woods is located in the Illinoian till plain of southeastern Indiana and falls in the area of Illinoian Glaciation of the Western Mesophytic Forest Region of Braun (1950); the Muscatatuck Flats and Canyons Section of the Bluegrass Natural Region of Homoya et al.