Differentiate between Hydrophytes and Halophytes ???

Asked by Molaypaul700 | 4th Nov, 2018, 07:58: PM

Expert Answer:

Plants growing in aquatic environments are known as hydrophytes. Hydrophytic plants can be seen in freshwater bodies as well as in marine environments. Adaptations include thin cuticle or no cuticle, presence of high number of stomata.
 
Plants growing in a slty soil and high salinity marsh conditions are known as halophytes. They are modified to survive wet conditions and have more internal air spaces.

Answered by Sivanand Patnaik | 5th Nov, 2018, 09:04: AM