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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Saxicolous lichens could adapt more harsh conditions than those colonizing on other media because bare rock surface is extraordinarily oligotrophic, dry in most time of the year and irradiated strongly by ultraviolet.
Parmotrema screminiae (Figure 1) has a sorediate, saxicolous thallus and eciliate lobes.
(Saxicolous associations of lichens of the Cracow-Czestochowa Upland.)--Fragmenta Flor.
Population dynamics of the saxicolous lizard Tropidurus itambere (Tropiduridae) in a seasonal habitat of Southeastern Brazil.
strobilacea (epiphyte / saxicolous) at different dilutions of macronutrients of the MS medium (60.00, 30.00, 12.00, 6.00, 1.00, and 0.60 mM N) and observed a longer shoot length after eight months with cultivation using complete MS (60.00 mM N).
Epiphyte, rarely saxicolous, rosulate herbs, dioecious, flowering up to 1.5 m high.
Water acquisition strategy shifts in the heterophyllous saxicolous bromeliad, Vriesea geniculata (Wawra) Wawra.
The species of Alcantarea are exclusively saxicolous or rupicolous, living mostly in sun-exposed areas in rocky escarpments in the domain of the Atlantic Forest (with 23 taxa or 85% of the species).
The combination of 3-septate ascospores, xanthones in the thallus with a UV+ orange reaction, and epithecial haematommone make this saxicolous species one of the most distinctive taxa in Argentina.