edaphic climax
noun Date: 1926 an ecological climax resulting from soil factors and commonly persisting through cycles of climatic and physiographic change — compare climatic climax

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  • edaphic climax — Ecol. a localized climax community that may differ from the surrounding climax vegetation by reason of slightly differing soil type, exposure to sun and wind, drainage, etc. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • Climax community — The Daintree Rainforest in Queensland, Australia is an example of a climax forest ecosystem. In ecology, a climax community, or climatic climax community, is a biological community of plants and animals which, through the process of ecological… …   Wikipedia

  • physiographic climax — noun : an ecological climax that develops in association with a particular physiographic situation and persists only while the physiographic component remains stable compare edaphic climax * * * physiographic climax, Ecology. a climax that is… …   Useful english dictionary

  • climatic climax — noun 1. : climax 4 2. : the ecological climax of those possible in a particular climatic area whose stability is directly due to the influence of climate compare edaphic climax …   Useful english dictionary

  • climatic climax — noun Date: 1916 the one of the ecological climaxes possible in a particular climatic area whose stability is directly due to the influence of climate compare edaphic climax …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • edaphicclimax — edaphic climax n. A climax community determined by soil factors, such as alkalinity, salinity, or drainage, rather than by climatic or physiographic characteristics. * * * …   Universalium

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