halophytic
adjective see halophyte

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  • halophytic — adjective Growing well under salty conditions We planted a halophytic species of grass. See Also: halophyte …   Wiktionary

  • halophytic — adjective see halophyte * * * halophytic / fitˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑haloid …   Useful english dictionary

  • halophytic — See halophyte. * * * …   Universalium

  • halophytic — hal·o·phyt·ic …   English syllables

  • halophyte — halophytic /hal euh fit ik/, adj. /hal euh fuyt /, n. a plant that thrives in saline soil. [1885 90; HALO + PHYTE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Halotolerance — is the adaptation of living organisms to conditions of high salinity. Halotolerant species tend to live in areas such as coastal dunes, saline deserts, salt marshes, and inland salt seas and springs. Halophiles are a group of bacteria that live… …   Wikipedia

  • Salt marsh — A salt marsh is a type of marsh that is a transitional intertidal between land and salty or brackish water (e.g.: sloughs, bays, estuaries). It is dominated by halophytic (salt tolerant) herbaceous plants. Historically, salt marshes have… …   Wikipedia

  • Sundarbans — Infobox World Heritage Site WHS = The Sundarbans State Party = West Bengal (India),Bangladesh Type = Natural Criteria = ix, x ID = 798 Region = Asia Pacific Year = 1997 Session = 21st Link = http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/798The Sundarbans ( bn.… …   Wikipedia

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  • Caryophyllales — ▪ plant order Introduction   pink or carnation order of dicotyledonous flowering plants. The order includes 33 families, which contain more than 11,000 species in 692 genera. Nearly half of the families are very small, with less than a dozen… …   Universalium

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