Life Forms Of Some Species Of The Genus Acanthophyllum

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Ruzimatov E.Yu, Tukhtaboeva F.M, Usmonov D.D, Dekhkonova D.K, Khoshimjanova N.N.


This Article Is Devoted To The Study Of Life Forms Of Some Species Of The Genus Acanthophyllum, Their Analysis And Development Of The Concept Of Their Evolution. As Observations, As Well As Literature Data, Have Shown, Common Features For All Studied Taxa Are Confinement To Arid And Dry Places Of The Foothills, Middle Mountains, Less Often High Mountains And To Sandy Steppes, Extremely High Photophilous, Demanding For Good Aeration Of The Substrate, Lack Of Protective Kidney Scales; Some Of The Buds In Most Cases (Upper Nodes) Start To Grow, The Rest Overwinter, Most Of The Latter Remain Dormant Or Die.

All Representatives Of The Studied Taxa Are Characterized By Sizes Within 15-60 Cm With A Strong Degree Of Lignification - Sclerification Of Stems And Leaves And One Active Growth - Early Spring And Spring.

The Species Studied By Us, By The Type Of Branching And The Shape Of Plants, Species Of Sek. Turbinaria Is A Bushy Shrub; This Is Also Confirmed By The Normal Arboreal Type Of Structures Of The Conducting System (Especially Xylem) - The Stem And The Root.


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