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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Growing upon a leaf, as applied to fungi; epigenous: often limited to the upper surface, in distinction from hypogenous. Also epiphylline.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Growing upon, or inserted into, the leaf.

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  • adjective botany Growing upon, or inserted into, the leaf.

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