hemicryptophyte


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hemicryptophyte

[¦he·mē′krip·tə‚fīt]
(ecology)
A plant having buds at the soil surface and protected by scales, snow, or litter.
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Mise en defens Parcours Libre Type biologique FA FR (%) FA FR (%) Phanerophytes (Ph) 3 4,23 1 3,57 Chamephytes (Ch) 19 26,8 8 28,6 Hemicryptophytes (He) 14 19,7 7 25 Therophytes (Th) 32 45,1 11 39,3 Geophytes (Ge) 3 4,23 1 3,57 Total 71 100 28 100 Spectre biologique Th>Ch>He>Ph=Ge Th>Ch>He>Ph=Ge Tableau 6.
Phanerophytes, chamaephytes, and hemicryptophytes are generally well represented in life-form spectra of Brazilian seasonal savannas (see Batalha and Martins, 2002 for references).
The species are listed in alphabetical order within each of the two basic growth-form groups: persistents, or those with active organs that remain aboveground all year long (mainly phanerophytes and chamaephytes); and ephemerals, or [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE IV OMITTED] those that shed their aboveground parts during the harsh season (therophytes and most hemicryptophytes and geophytes).
Thalictrum mirabile Small is a semi-rosette hemicryptophyte without runners (Gibson, 1961) that occurs in eastern and western Kentucky and possibly in northwestern Alabama (Boivin, 1944; Keener, 1976; Cranfill & Medley, 1981; C.
2 Meg Megaphanerophytes, Mes Mesophanerophytes, Mic Mierophanerophytes, N Nanophanerophytes, L Linophanerophytes, E Epiphanerophytes, S Succulent phanerophytes, Hph Hemicryptophytes, C Chamae-phytes, G Geophytes, Th Therophytes (Raunkiaer, 1934) Table 2 Leaf form, texture and size of the limestone forest at Mt.
Others are Hemicryptophytes (24%), Phanerophytes (12%), and Geophytes (10%), that is, 54% of Iranian-Toranian plant.
The life form spectrum of the vascular flora indicates the predominance of therophytes (52%), with hemicryptophytes (15%) and phanerophytes (10%) (Figure 4).
The life form spectrum of the recorded species showed the prevalence of theorphytes (37%) followed by chamaephytes (32%), geeophytes (13%), hemicryptophytes (10%) and Phanerophytes (8%).
Observations on the feeding habits of the Indian crested porcupine (Hystrix indica) and the distribution of some hemicryptophytes and geophytes in the Negev Desert Highlands.