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Phytotelmata


  • Here are entered works on small bodies of water found on plants in or on leaves, flowers, trunks, stems, fruits, etc.

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    • found: Work cat.: Greeney, H.F. Fallen flower bracts of the stilt-root palm, Iriartea deltoidea (Palmae:Iriarteeae) as phytotelmata habitats ... c2004:introd. (phytotelmata are bodies of water held by various plantparts including leaves, flowers, trunks, stems, and fruit husks)
    • found: A dictionary of biology, via WWW, Nov. 2, 2005(phytotelm, a small body of water found on a plant. Examples include the contents of a pitcher plant or the small pool within a tree hole. Although often transitory, phytotelms may contain abundant life and represent well-demarcated animal communities that are very amenable to ecological study.)
    • found: Blackwell's concise encyclopedia of ecology, 1999(phytotelmata, small bodies of water that occur in or on plants. Good examples are waterfilled tree holes and water contained in pitcher plants)
    • found: Kitching, R.L. Food webs and container habitats : the natural history and ecology of phytotelmata, 2000.
    • found: Bromeliad phytotelmata web site, Dec. 21, 2005(Phytotelmata are structures formed by non-aquatic plants that impound water, such as modified leaves, leaf axils, flowers, stem holes or depressions, open fruits and fallen leaves. The singular is phytotelma (or phytotelm), and plural is phytotelmata (or phytotelms).)
    • notfound: Web. 3;Dict. of ecology and environmental science, 1993;Elsevier's dict. of terrestrial plant ecology, 1992;Henderson's dict. of biological terms, 2000
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    • Here are entered works on small bodies of water found on plants in or on leaves, flowers, trunks, stems, fruits, etc.
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    • 2005-12-22: new
    • 2006-02-23: revised
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