saxicolous


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saxicolous

[sak′sik·ə·ləs]
(ecology)
Living or growing among rocks.
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Ecology: Saxicolous and terrestrial in shaded rock crevices; in central Veracruz in pine forests at 3100 m.
The substrates upon which each lichen was growing were also noted: terricolous (clay or soil), saxicolous (concrete, dolomite, or granite), corticolous (the bark of trees or shrubs), lignicolous (wood or decorticate logs) or other (rusted metal, animal bones, fungi, mosses, etc.
This species is parasitic in the apothecia of saxicolous taxa of Lecidella and is usually collected accidentally in association with collection of the host lichen.
The average percentage root length with total AM fungal colonization of different life-forms was in the order of terrestrial > saxicolous > epiphytes > marshy plants.
The growth form of each lichen was determined: foliose (leaf-like), crustose (crust-like) or fruticose (shrub-like) as well as the substrate: saxicolous (growing on concrete, dolomite or granite), corticolous (growing on the bark of trees or shrubs), lignicolous (growing on wood or decorticate logs) or other (growing on steel, paint, fiberglass, fungi, etc.
Pleopeltis bryopoda, a saxicolous fern, has more furcate thickenings than simple ones, and there are several per cell.
Plant saxicolous, stemless, 32-60 cm high at anthesis, shoots on the inflorescence not observed.
Saxicolous species known from western half of Trans-Pecos and from Armstrong and Randall counties in Panhandle (Schmidly, 1991).
is a saxicolous species that occurs in the Andean areas of Peru and Bolivia.
Plant saxicolous, stemless, 10-12 cm tall, propagating by slender stolons, 6-10 x 0.
This is primarily a saxicolous species and evidently occurs sparingly in the proximity of Palo Duro Canyon and probably other rocky areas along the margin of the Llano.