neutrophilous


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neutrophilous

[nü′träf·ə·ləs]
(biology)
Preferring an environment free of excess acid or base.
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Fraxinus excelsior, which is of neutrophilous tendency, is not dominant in all floodplains of central Europe.
Mesophilous and neutrophilous perennial grasslands of subalpine and montane belts
The neutrophilous, mesophilous or slightly xerophilous perennial grasslands of subalpine and montane belts belong to the Festuco-Brometea class, the Brometalia-erecti order, the Phleo ambigui-Bromion erecti alliance (endemic to the calcareous Apennines) and the Brachypodenion genuensis suballiance (subalpine and montane belts of the central-northern Apennines).