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XEROPHILOUS PLANT

(noun)
There is 1 meaning of the phrase Xerophilous Plant.
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Meanings Of The Phrase XEROPHILOUS PLANT

There is 1 meaning of the phrase Xerophilous Plant.

Xerophilous Plant - as a noun

Plant adapted for life with a limited supply of water; compare hydrophyte and mesophyte

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
desert plantxerophile21xerophyte24xerophytic plant
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
tracheophyte25vascular plant
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Example Sentences

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"Cacti and succulents are examples of xerophilous plants."
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"The desert is home to many xerophilous plant species."
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"Certain xerophilous plants can go long periods without rainfall."
4
"The roots of xerophilous plants can reach deep underground in search of water."
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"The xerophilous plant has evolved a unique reproductive strategy."
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