phyto-, phyt-, -phyte

(Greek: a plant; growth; growing in a specified way or place; to produce)

acarophytism (s) (noun), acarophytisms (pl)
A symbiosis between plants and mites: Mrs. Green asked her students to find information regarding acarophytism, or the mutualism between any vegetation and the minute arachnids.
acrophyte (s) (noun), acrophytes (pl)
A plant growing at a high altitude; an alpine plant.
acropleustophyte (s) (noun), acropleustophytes (pl)
A large aquatic plant that floats freely at the surface of the water.
acropleustophytic (adjective), more acropleustophytic, most acropleustophytic
aerophyte (s) (noun), aerophytes (pl)
1. 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.

aigialophyte (s) (noun), aigialophytes (pl)
Plants that exist and thrive on beaches.
A propagative bud, differing from a vegetative bud; a bulbil, as of some lilies.
amphicryptophyte (s) (noun), amphicryptophytes (pl)
A marsh plant with amphibious vegetative parts.
amphiphyte (s) (noun), amphiphytes (pl)
A plant that can live either rooted in damp soil above the water level or completely submerged.
anaerophyte (s) (noun), anaerophytes (pl)
A plant that grows without air: The scientists were enthusiastic about the discovery of an anaerophyte because of the possibilities of farming in outer space.
A transverse segment of a shoot or an internode (the region of a plant's stem which is situated between two nodes, bulges, or swellings).
1. A plant occurring in windswept situations.
2. A plant which is fertilized by wind-blown pollen.
A flowering plant, or any of its closest relatives.