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aerophyte (s) (noun), aerophytes (pl)
A species of plant that is attached to the aerial or outer surface of another plant: An aerophyte lives on the surface of other plants and has no direct contact with the earth or water.
Aerophytes get their moisture and nutrients from the air or from small pools of water that exist on the host plant after a rain.
This entry is located in the following units: aero-, aer-, aeri- (page 8) phyto-, phyt-, -phyte (page 1)