Mesophyte meaning

mĕz'ə-fīt', mĕs'-
A land plant that grows in an environment having a moderate amount of moisture.
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Any plant adapted to grow under medium conditions of moisture.
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A plant that grows in an environment having a moderate supply of water. Mesophytes tend to have root systems and vascular tissues that are well-developed, and many species can grow to great heights as a result. Most crop plants, grasses, and broad-leaved bushes and trees growing in temperate climates are mesophytes.
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(botany) Any normal terrestrial plant that grows in environments having an average supply of water.
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Origin of mesophyte

  • meso- + -phyte
    From Wiktionary