Aërophyte

A'ër·o·phyte noun [ Aëro- + Greek ... plant, ... to grow: confer French aérophyte .] (Botany) A plant growing entirely in the air, and receiving its nourishment from it; an air plant or epiphyte.
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Aerophyte

• (n.) A plant growing entirely in the air, and receiving its nourishment from it; an air plant or epiphyte.
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aerophyte

aerophyte, epiphyte, air plant 1. An aerophyte is attached to the aerial portion of another plant. Also known as an 'epiphyte', it lives on the surface of other plants but does not derive water or nourishment from them. 2. An aerophyte, or epiphyte, grows on a terrestrial plant and lacks direct contact with soil or water. They get moisture and nut...
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