Halophyte meaning

hălə-fīt
A plant adapted to living in a saline environment.
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A plant that can grow in salty or alkaline soil.
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A plant adapted to living in salty soil, as along the seashore or in salt flats. Mangroves, salt-marsh grasses, and saltbushes are halophytes.
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(botany) Any plant that tolerates an environment having a high salt content.
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Origin of halophyte

  • halo- +‎ -phyte

    From Wiktionary