Xerophyte vs. Halophyte

Xerophyte vs. Halophyte — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Xerophyte and Halophyte

Xerophytenoun

A plant adapted to surviving with little water.

Halophytenoun

A plant adapted to living in a saline environment.

Xerophytenoun

(botany) Any plant suited for life in a habitat where water is scarce, such as in a desert or chaparral. Such plants may be succulent, have small or reduced leaves, or spines.

Halophytenoun

(botany) Any plant that tolerates an environment having a high salt content

Xerophytenoun

A desert plant

Halophytenoun

plant growing naturally in very salty soil

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Xerophytenoun

plant adapted for life with a limited supply of water; compare hydrophyte and mesophyte