phyto-, phyt-, -phyte

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

oxygeophyte (s) (noun), oxygeophytes (pl)
A plant growing in humus: In her botany class, Alice learned that oxygeophytes pertained to vegetation that grew in rich soil containing decomposed organic substances.
oxygeophytic (adjective), more oxygeophtic, most oxygeophytic
Pertaining to plant communities in humus-rich habitats: Mr. Lay wondered which oxygeophytic vegetables would thrive best in his garden.
oxylophyte (s) (noun), oxylophytes (pl)
A plant growing in a humus-rich habitat: The floras in moorland areas are considered to be oxylphytes and can only exist in acidic soil.
oxyphyte (s) (noun), oxyphytes (pl)
In botany, a plant that grows in an acidic environment: In her botany book, Susan read that some vegetation is adapted to soil which lacks oxygen and are called oxyphytes.
Plants that thrive on (or in) ice.
A plant of an upland community.
pelagophyte (s) (noun), pelagophytes (pl)
A plant living at the sea surface: A pelagophyte is specifically a heterokont algae that thrives on the top of the ocean water.
A mud-bank plant.
A plant living in clay or muddy soil.
A reference to a plant living in clay or muddy soil.
1. A community of tiny organisms; such as, protozoans, hydras, insect larvae, and snails, living on the surfaces of rooted aquatic plants.
2. Sessile organisms, such as algae and small crustaceans, that live attached to surfaces projecting from the bottom of a freshwater aquatic environment.
petrochthophyte (s) (noun), petrochthophytes (pl)
Plants that grow on rocky or stony slanting areas: Jack and Jill had a wonderful time walking among the petrochthophytes that were growing among the boulders.