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xanthophyll
A yellow or almost colorless photosynthetic pigment.
xeric
A plant ot landscape that conserves water. Most xeric plants need minimal supplimental water after an establishment period (18 to 24 months after planting) unless there is extreme drought.

xylem
Water- and nutrient-conducting tissue. See phloem.