Xerophytes and Hydrophytes

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Sunken stomata- reduced air movement.

Thick waxy cuticle

Hairy leaves- reduces water potential gradient.

Reduced number of stomata.

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Increased number of stomata

Thick cuticle

Always open stomata 

Wide, flat leaves.

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