Water Plants

Water is an essential component of plant life. Ego has as many as 4000 different aquatic species of aquatic plants. These plants can be found in the oceans, ponds, and lakes. Some of them live in fresh water, some are found in salt water. Some are single celled, others multicellular.

Typically, a growing plant evaporates ca. 200gm of water of each gram of biomass produced. The ratio 200:1 is an important economic fact of life for some form of human species. This ratio is very important on planet Ego primarily because it determines the very strong geographic relationship between precipitation and plant production. Because of this crucial element, our water plants are most productive and very moist. That means we have the greatest amount of net photosynthesis per unit land area.

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