rupicolous plant

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Noun1.rupicolous plant - plants growing among rocks
rock plant - plant that grows on or among rocks or is suitable for a rock garden
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They are widespread in the crystalline terrains of the Depressao Sertaneja and provide an important habitat for rupicolous plants. In some areas a great number of inselbergs are found in a single region, where they constitute the inselberg fields (campos de inselberg).