semiepiphyte

noun
a plant that is an epiphyte for part of its life
Syn: ↑hemiepiphyte
Hypernyms: ↑air plant, ↑epiphyte, ↑aerophyte, ↑epiphytic plant

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • aerophyte — noun plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it • Syn: ↑air plant, ↑epiphyte, ↑epiphytic plant • Derivationally related forms: ↑epiphytic (for: ↑epiphyte) …   Useful english dictionary

  • air plant — noun plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it • Syn: ↑epiphyte, ↑aerophyte, ↑epiphytic plant • Derivationally related forms: ↑epiphytic (for: ↑epiphyte) …   Useful english dictionary

  • epiphytic plant — noun plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it • Syn: ↑air plant, ↑epiphyte, ↑aerophyte • Derivationally related forms: ↑epiphytic (for: ↑epiphyte) …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemiepiphyte — noun a plant that is an epiphyte for part of its life • Syn: ↑semiepiphyte • Hypernyms: ↑air plant, ↑epiphyte, ↑aerophyte, ↑epiphytic plant …   Useful english dictionary

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