halophyte

Plant that grows in or tolerates salt-rich environments.

Halophyte

A halophyte is a plant that grows in waters of high salinity, coming into contact with saline water through its roots or by salt spray, such as in saline semi-deserts, mangrove swamps, marshes and sloughs, and seashores. An example of a halophyte is the salt marsh grass Spartina alterniflora (smooth cordgrass). Relatively few plant species are hal...
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halophyte

(from the article `Sahara`) Saharan vegetation is generally sparse, with scattered concentrations of grasses, shrubs, and trees in the highlands, in oasis depressions, and along ... ...cultivated inland zone of Shantung is found in minor depressions in the flat, alluvial landscape. Species there included reeds, grassy legumes, ... Ti...
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halophyte

(Gk: hals, halos=salt) a plant able to grow in a salty environment or salty soil.
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halophyte

[n] - plant growing naturally in very salty soil
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Halophyte

• (n.) A plant found growing in salt marshes, or in the sea.
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Halophyte

Hal'o¬∑phyte (hăl'o*fīt) noun [ Greek 'a`ls , 'alo`s , salt + fyto`n a plant.] (Botany) A plant found growing in salt marshes, or in the sea.
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halophyte

A black mangrove is an example of a halophyte A plant that grows in soils that have a high content of various salts. Depending on their tolerance and demands for sodium salts, a distinction is made between obligate and facultative halophytes. Obligatory means that they need some salt, facultativ...
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halophyte

A plant (such as salt marsh grass) that can tolerate or thrives in a saltyenvironment. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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halophyte

a plant adapted to living in highly saline habitats; a plant that accumulates high concentrations of salt in its tissues.
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halophyte

a plant adapted to living in highly saline habitats; a plant that accumulates high concentrations of salt in its tissues. adj. halophytic
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Halophyte

a plant that can tolerate an abnormal amount of salt in the soil
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Halophyte

a plant that can tolerate an abnormal amount of salt in the soil
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Halophyte

A plant that tolerates very salty soil.
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halophyte

halophyte (hăl'ufīt") , any plant, especially a seed plant, that is able to grow in habitats excessively rich in salts, such as salt marshes, sea coasts, and saline or alkaline semideserts and steppes. These plants have special physiological adaptations that enable them to absorb...
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halophyte

halophyte, halophytes A plant living in saline conditions; for example, a plant tolerating or thriving in an alkaline soil rich in sodium and calcium salts; also, halophytic.
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halophyte

Plant adapted to live where there is a high concentration of salt in the soil, for example in salt marshes and mud flats
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Halophyte

Those plants that will tolerate salt in the soil. Mostly coastal plants in the dunes, or marshes.
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