What is another word for xerotes?

3 synonyms found


[ zˈi͡əɹə͡ʊts], [ zˈi‍əɹə‍ʊts], [ z_ˈiə_ɹ_əʊ_t_s]

Synonyms for Xerotes:

How to use "Xerotes" in context?

The word "xerotes" is derived from Ancient Greek words meaning "dry". Xerotes is a type of woody shrub which is a member of the Rosaceae family of plants. The shrub is endemic to the Mediterranean region and the eastern and southern slopes of the Apennine Mountains. Xerotes trees grow up to 8-10 meters tall and their bark is a dark brown, textured with thin, vertical lines. The leaves are small, simple and a light green color. The flowers are small and white, and they occur in clusters at the ends of the branches.

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