from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Growing or living on leaves.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Growing upon leaves; parasitic on leaves, as many fungi, or merely attached, as some Hepaticæ and lichens.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Latin folium, leaf; see bhel- in Indo-European roots + –colous.]
The distribution and origin of the foliicolous bryophyta in the Indian Ocean islands.
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