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)
Hypernyms: ↑plant, ↑flora, ↑plant life
Hyponyms:

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