Brief note on mesophytes

MESOPHYTES are land plants found in environment with adequate (moderate) water supply. They posses the following characteristics
1.  Well developed root and shoot system
2.  Broad and flattened leaves for faster rate of transpiration
3.  Waxy article covers the body surfaces to minimize water loss
4.  Stomata are present on leaves in a moderate quantity

Examples of MESOPHYTES

1.  Hibiscus
2.  Maize
3.  Cowpea
4.  Cassava etc

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