Skip to main content
Select Source:

limes divergens

limes divergens The Latin name (limen means ‘threshold’) given to a diffuse boundary zone in which one major habitat type changes gradually into another, typically with both types showing internal variation. It is more stable than the limes convergens, since the change in environment is spatially and temporarily gradual and persistent, rather than catastrophic and/or intermittent.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"limes divergens." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 25 Sep. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"limes divergens." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. (September 25, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/limes-divergens

"limes divergens." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved September 25, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/limes-divergens

Limes divergens

Limes divergens A diffuse boundary zone in which one major habitat type changes gradually into another, typically with both types showing internal variation. It is more stable than the Limes convergens, since the change in environment is spatially and temporarily gradual and persistent, rather than catastrophic and/or intermittent.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Limes divergens." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. 25 Sep. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Limes divergens." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. (September 25, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/limes-divergens-0

"Limes divergens." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Retrieved September 25, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/limes-divergens-0