Definition of Calcicole

1. Noun. Any plant that thrives in a soil rich in lime or chalk, but cannot tolerate acidic conditions ¹



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Definition of Calcicole

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calcicole

calceiform
calcein
calceins
calcemia
calceolaria
calceolate
calcergy
calces
calceus
calci-
calcia
calcian
calciborite
calcic
calcic water
calcicole (current term)
calcicoles
calcicolous
calcicosis
calcidiol
calcifediol
calciferol
calciferols
calciferous
calcific
calcific bursitis
calcific pancreatitis
calcification
calcification lines of Retzius

Literary usage of Calcicole

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1903)
"Limestone is very sparingly represented, and while the number of calcifuge plants in the flora is large, the calcicole group is poorly represented. ..."

2. Flower Grouping in English, Scotch & Irish Gardens by Margaret H. Waterfield (1907)
"The group, I mean, of peculiarly lime-loving plants (calcicole is, I believe, the orthodox term), of which a large number, almost unknown in a wild state ..."

3. Handbook to the City of Dublin and the Surrounding District by Grenville Arthur James Cole, R. Lloyd Praeger (1908)
"Within a very short space one can often pass from a typically calcicole to a ... you note the abundance of such characteristic calcicole species as ..."

4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1903)
"FIG. 7.—ACTUAL DISTRIBUTION OP CARBONIFEROUS LIMESTONE. FIO. 8.—DISTRIBUTION OP calcicole PLANTS. The result is somewhat unexpected. ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1905)
"Almost everywhere the flora of the pasture-laud has a calcicole aspect, since, even where the underlying rock is granite or slate, calcareous Boulder-clay ..."

6. The Physiology of Plants: A Treatise Upon the Metabolism and Sources of ...by Wilhelm Pfeffer by Wilhelm Pfeffer (1900)
"Bien qu'il ne soit pas essentiellement calcicole, il faut constater que le hêtre n'arrive à être très beau et n'offre de très forts exemplaires que sur Je ..."

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