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  • noun Plural form of epiphyte.

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Examples

  • There is active speciation in epiphytes, vascular plants [ "bijaguas"] (Heliconia, Costus), and shrubs.

    Chocó-Darién moist forests

  • As it was mentioned, a very adequate way to grow epiphytes is to fix them over a twig or discarded branch that can be in turn attached to a generous tree in our patio.

    Orchids of Mexico

  • But my passion, in addition to Jack and my children, are the plants, the so-called epiphytes, those plants that grow up on trees, they don't have roots that go into trunks nor to the forest floor.

    Nalini Nadkarni on conserving the canopy

  • But my passion, in addition to Jack and my children, are the plants, the so-called epiphytes, those plants that grow up on trees, they don't have roots that go into trunks nor to the forest floor.

    Nalini Nadkarni on conserving the canopy

  • But my passion, in addition to Jack and my children, are the plants, the so-called epiphytes, those plants that grow up on trees, they don't have roots that go into trunks nor to the forest floor.

    Nalini Nadkarni on conserving the canopy

  • These plants, called epiphytes or air plants, are uniquely adapted to compete in a crowded, shady environment where growing space is at a premium.

    The Field Guide to Wildlife Habitats of the Eastern United States

  • These plants, called epiphytes or air plants, are uniquely adapted to compete in a crowded, shady environment where growing space is at a premium.

    The Field Guide to Wildlife Habitats of the Eastern United States

  • These plants, called epiphytes or air plants, are uniquely adapted to compete in a crowded, shady environment where growing space is at a premium.

    The Field Guide to Wildlife Habitats of the Eastern United States

  • The sea grass, a haven from predators for fish and other species, is also getting hit by tiny white growths called epiphytes, which attach to the grass blades, blocking the sun and preventing photosynthesis.

    Latest News

  • That's because most orchids, called epiphytes, don't grow in soil, like traditional house plants.

    Memphis Commercial Appeal Stories

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