Chamaephytes - classes of life form, Biology

Chamaephytes - Classes of Life Form

The perennating buds and organs are borne on shoots close to but just above the ground. The buds receive protection from fallen leaves and snow cover.

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Figure: Raunkiaer's Life Forms: a)Phanerophytes, b)Chamaephytes, c) Hemicryptophytes, d) Cryptophytes, and  e) Therophytes

These life forms include creepy, woody plants and herbs. These plants are typical of cool dry climate that is the arctic and alpine regions.

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