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Mesophyte

Definition of the noun mesophyte

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noun - plural: mesophytes

  1. land plant growing in surroundings having an average supply of water; compare xerophyte and hydrophyte

Explanation

Mesophyte: Mesophytes are terrestrial plants which are adapted to neither a particularly dry nor particularly wet environment. An example of a mesophytic habitat would be a rural temperate meadow, which might contain Goldenrod, Clover, Oxeye Daisy, and Rosa multiflora.

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Google previewBiology pamphlets. supplement (1869)

A typical mesophyte is a plant of a tropical rain forest where mesophytic conditions prevail throughout the year. In north temperate regions mesophytic conditions rarely prevail in any area throughout the year or even throughout the growing ...

Google previewDeserts and Desert Environments (2009)

by Julie J Laity

A mesophyte is a plant that flourishes under conditions that are neither very wet nor very dry. Such plants have limited distribution in the deserts, being largely confined to areas near streambeds. The phreatophyte (“well plant”) lifts water from ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

mesophyte. A plant adapted to environments that are neither extremely wet nor extremely dry. Compare HYDROPHYTE and XEROPHYTE. mesosome. A complex infolding of the plasma membrane in *prokaryotic cells. It contains respiratory ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Science Dictionary (2005)

by American Heritage Dictionary

mesophyte (mez'a-flt') A plant that grows in an environment having a moderate supply of water. Mesophytes tend to have root systems and vascular tissues that are well-developed, and many species ...

Google previewThe New international encyclopaedia. Courses of reading and study (1916)

by Herbert Treadwell Wade

and, to specific situations: Mountain Plants Alpine Plant Cliff-Plants Beach Plants Ruderal Plants Hylophytes Benthos Enalids Plankton For the relation of a plant to moisture and climate, see : Hydrophytes Hygrophytes Mesophyte Amphibious ...

Google previewChoice Dictionary of Biology (2010)

by Sanjay Yadav

mesophyte: Any plant ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (2013)

by Chris Park, Michael Allaby

Contrast HYDROPHYTE; MESOPHYTE. xerosere The vegetation *succession that begins in a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geography, Second Edition (2007)

by F. J. Monkhouse

mesophyte One of a category of plants requiring a moderate or average amount of moisture, including most trees; adj. mesophytic. Ct. XEROPHYTE, HYGROPHYTE, HYDROPHYTE.

Google previewDictionary for Managing Trees in Urban Environments (2009)

by Danny B Draper, Peter A Richards

Mesophyte A plant adapted to survive in moderately moist soil conditions. Mesopores Medium pore spaces in soil containing water available to plants. See also Pore, Micropores and Macropores. Metriguard Stress-wave Timer® See Sonic ...

Google previewDictionary of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences (2011)

Mesophyte A plant whose normal habitat is neither very wet nor very dry. A plant whose normal habitat is neither very wet nor very dry is called mesophytic. Mesotrophic 1. Habitats of moderate nutrient capacity. 2. A water body or wetland with ...

Google previewthe new international encyclopaedia (1916)

and, to specific situations: Mountain Plants Alpine Plant Cliff-Plants Beach Plants Ruderal Plants Hylophytes Benthos Enalids Plankton For the relation of a plant to moisture and climate, see : Hydrophytes Hygrophytes Mesophyte Amphibious ...

Google previewDictionary of plant sciences (including horticulture) (1989)

by L. L. Somani

A plant intermediate between a mesophyte and xerophyte. Mesquite (Prcsopis glanduloso). An indicator plant; soils usually suitable for irrigation agriculture where water is available. Meta. A prefix meaning (a) a low hydrated form of an acid ...

Google previewSpecial Edition - Environmental Engineering Dictionary and Directory (2000)

by Thomas M. Pankratz

mesophyte A plant that grows under typical or moderate amounts of atmospheric water supply. mesosphere The ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. Rédei

Mesophyll Mesophyte: Plants avoiding extreme environments such as wet, dry, cold or warm. Mesosome: An invaginated membrane within a bacterial cell. Mesothelin (MSLN/MPF, human chromosome 16): A 33kDa protein expressed in the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Terms, Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botony, Zoology, Anatomy, Cyctology, Embroyology, Physiology (1920)

by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson

mesophyte (mës'öflt) я. [Gk. mesos, middle ; phyton, plant.] A plant thriving in temperate climates with a normal amount of moisture (bot.). mesoplankton (mës' öpläng'ktön) я. [Gk. mesos, middle ; plangktos, wandering.] Floating animal and plant ...

Google previewDictionary of Plant Breeding, Second Edition (2009)

by Rolf H. J. Schlegel

it functions in photosynthesis and in storage of starch bot mesophyll explant: An explant prepared from internal parenchyma tissue biot >>> mesophyll mesophyte: A plant with an intermediate water requirement bot messenger DNA ( mDNA): ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Environmental Science (2007)

by Bruce C. Wyman, L. Harold Stevenson

mesophyte A plant that requires only moderate ...

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Mesophyte Meaning

Video shows what mesophyte means. Any normal terrestrial plant that grows in environments having an average supply of water. Mesophyte Meaning. How to ...

Scrabble value of M3E1S1O1P3H4Y4T1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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