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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A plant having hard leaves stiffened by woody tissue, with a relatively short distance between leaf nodes. Sclerophylls are generally found in warm dry climates or in phosphorus-poor soils and include many species of eucalyptus and evergreen oak.

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  • noun biology A form of vegetation that has hard leaves and short internodes

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