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hal·o·phyte

 (hăl′ə-fīt′)
n.
A plant adapted to living in a saline environment.

hal′o·phyt′ic (-fĭt′ĭk) adj.
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halophyte

(ˈhæləʊˌfaɪt)
n
(Botany) a plant that grows in very salty soil, as in a salt marsh
halophytic adj
ˈhaloˌphytism n
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hal•o•phyte

(ˈhæl əˌfaɪt)

n.
a plant that thrives in saline soil.
[1885–90]
hal`o•phyt′ic (-ˈfɪt ɪk) adj.
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hal·o·phyte

(hăl′ə-fīt′)
A plant adapted to living in salty soil, as along the seashore. The mangrove and grasses that grow in salt marshes are halophytes.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.halophyte - plant growing naturally in very salty soil
tracheophyte, vascular plant - green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms
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Ajmal Khan Institute of Sustainable Halophyte Utilization, University of Karachi, planted more than 1200 plants in the Green Organic Farm located at the Superhighway.
Prof Bilquees Gul, the wife of the late professor and director of KU's Institute of Halophyte Utilisation, shared her memories with the audience and said that Prof Khan's whole life was a struggle and an example proving that consistent hard work eventually paid off.
KARACHI -- The University of Karachi Syndicate meeting on Saturday unanimously approved the plan to name the Institute of Sustainable Halophyte Utilization after varsity's former vice chancellor Professor Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan.
KARACHI -- The University of Karachi Syndicate meeting held on Saturday unanimously approved to name Institute of Sustainable Halophyte Utilization after varsity's former vice chancellor Professor Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan.
During his tenure at KU, he acted as the founding director of the Institute of Sustainable Halophyte Utilisation, a research centre for developing non-conventional crops for saline areas.
The Director of the Institute of Sustainable Halophyte Utilisation, University of Karachi, Professor Dr Bilquees Gul on behalf of Karachi University signed the documents while on behalf of Foshan University, Hao Zhifeng inked the MoU.
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They, in turn, produce a nutrient-rich effluent that is directed into halophyte fields, where it fertilises the oil-rich Salicornia plants.
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Plantago coronopus, commonly known as buckshorn plantain ("diabelha" in Portugal), is a medicinal halophyte belonging to the genus Plantago L., the largest of the Plantaginaceae family (Castroviejo et al., 2009; Ksouri et al., 2012).
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