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38. 

Plants growing on sand are called as

[A]. chasmophytes
[B]. oxylophytes
[C]. lithophytes
[D]. psammophytes

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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Anonymous said: (Mar 7, 2013)  
Psammophytes are marked by a number of adaptations that enable them to exist on wind-blown sands.

Sudha said: (Apr 7, 2013)  
An oxylophyte is a plant adapted to acid soils.

Piya said: (Jun 1, 2013)  
Then what about chasmophytes?

Sandeepbhardwaj said: (Feb 6, 2014)  
Plants that grows in the crevices of rocks are called as chasmophytes.

Dhruvil said: (Jun 23, 2014)  
Plants growing on sand are called lithophytes as earth is divided into three spheres such as hydrospheres, a layer of water, lithosphere, a layer of sand and troposphere, a layer of atmosphere.

Mounika said: (Jan 7, 2015)  
They are thorny plants.

Shristi said: (Apr 8, 2015)  
One of the most important vegetation types occurs on limestone rocks, host of a very special flora. Species growing on rock crevices have to deal with an extremely inhospitable environment and are called as chasmophytes.

A plant that thrives in or is restricted to acid soil is called as oxylophytes. A plant that thrives in shifting sands, primarily in deserts. Psammophytes are marked by a number of adaptations that enable them to exist on wind-blown sands.

A plant that grows on rocks and sands and derives nourishment from the atmosphere are called as lithophyes.

Lithophytes, the first inhabitants of rocky regions and the primary agents of the destruction of rocks, .

Maxman said: (Jul 22, 2016)  
Useful details, Thanks to all.

Pavani said: (Sep 29, 2019)  
Which type of plants will grow? And these plants contain what type of vitamins?

Ikram said: (Mar 31, 2020)  
Plants developed on rocks called as lithophytes.

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