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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Physiologically adjusted to or thriving in an environment that undergoes marked periodic changes.

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  • Mangroves also flourish near tropophilous basimontane deciduous forests, with heights from 10 to 15 m, and emergent trees up to 20 m.
  • Some mangrove stands are close to tropophilous semi-deciduous seasonal forests, characterized by one or two strata, and heights from 5 to 8 m, with emergent individuals...
  • In Venezuela we used Huber and Alarcon, following their classification of "semi deciduous tropophilous medium forests", "semi deciduous tropophilous tall... for more
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