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Search Results for: epiphyte

Epiphyte

Epiphyte a plant growing on, but not parasitic on, another plant (often loosely applied to plants, such as orchids, that... Read More

Host

Host An organism that is infected with or is fed upon by a parasitic or pathogenic organism (for example, a virus, nematode,... Read More

Ecosystem

Ecosystem Definition An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More

Terrestrial

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, or corresponding to land (on earth), as opposed to water and air Supplement The term... Read More

Commensal

Definition noun, plural: commensals The organism that benefits from commensalism and does not bring any considerable injury... Read More

Commensalism

Definition noun, plural: commensalisms A form of symbiosis between two organisms of different species in which one of them... Read More

Aerial root

Definition noun, plural: aerial roots A type of root that grows from the stem above the ground Supplement Aerial root is a... Read More

Strangler

Definition noun, plural: stranglers (botany) A hemiepiphyte or epiphyte that grows when seed germinates at the canopy of the... Read More

Adventitious root

Definition noun, plural: advemtitious roots A root growing on the stem, leaf, or other body parts apart from the usual the... Read More