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. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Hemiepiphyte — but which later grows roots down into the ground. The seeds of hemiepiphytes germinate in the canopy and initially live epiphytically. They send roots downward, and these roots eventually make contact with the ground.Strangler figs are… …   Wikipedia

  • Philodendron — Taxobox name = Philodendrons image width = 250px image caption = Tree Philodendron ( Philodendron bipinnatifidum ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Alismatales familia = Araceae subfamilia = Aroideae tribus =… …   Wikipedia

  • Ficus pleurocarpa — Taxobox name = Ficus pleurocarpa image width = image caption = Ficus pleurocarpa regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Urticales familia = Moraceae genus = Ficus species = F. pleurocarpa binomial = Ficus… …   Wikipedia

  • Epiphyte — An epiphyte is an organism that grows upon or attaches to a living plant. Epiphyte is one of the subdivisions of the Raunkiær system. The term most commonly refers to higher plants, but epiphytic bacteria, fungi (epiphytic fungi), algae, lichens …   Wikipedia

  • Ficus macrophylla — Moreton Bay Fig Ficus macrophylla (Moreton Bay Fig) Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Crassulacean acid metabolism — Pineapple is a CAM plant Crassulacean acid metabolism, also known as CAM photosynthesis, is a carbon fixation pathway that evolved in some plants as an adaptation to arid conditions. The stomata in the leaves remain shut during the day to reduce… …   Wikipedia

  • Anthurium — Taxobox name = Anthurium image width = 250px image caption = Flamingo Lily ( Anthurium andraeanum ) flower regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Alismatales familia = Araceae genus = Anthurium genus authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Green Hermit — Taxobox name = Green Hermit status = LC status system = iucn3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves subclassis = Neornithes infraclassis = Neognathae unranked ordo = Cypselomorphae ordo = Apodiformes familia = Trochilidae… …   Wikipedia

  • White-throated Spadebill — Taxobox name = White throated Spadebill status = LC status system = iucn3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves subclassis = Neornithes infraclassis = Neognathae superordo = Neoaves ordo = Passeriformes subordo = Tyranni infraordo …   Wikipedia

  • Scarlet-rumped Cacique — Taxobox name = Scarlet rumped Cacique status = LC status system = iucn3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves subclassis = Neornithes infraclassis = Neognathae superordo = Neoaves ordo = Passeriformes subordo = Passeri infraordo =… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.