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Xerophytes

See under xerophil.

Term (also xerophyte) for "drought-loving" plants that prefer extremely dry habitats or can adapt to deserts, steppes, rocks, saline landscapes or even winter-cold areas (frost drought or winter drought = state of water shortage). Such plants are called xerophytes (or xeromorphic plants) and include, for example, agaves, cacti, eucalyptus...

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