Epiphyte - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈepəˌfaɪt|  American pronunciation of the word epiphyte
Brit.  |ˈɛpɪfʌɪt|  British pronunciation of the word epiphyte

noun

- plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it (syn: aerophyte)

Examples

Mosses, lichens are termed false parasites or epiphytes.

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