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  • adj. Describing a plant that, although it uses photosynthesis, obtains some nutrition from other plants

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Partly parasitic: said, for example, of the capsules of mosses which are supported partly by the leafy haplogamic part of the plant and partly by their own vegetative tissues.

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  • adj. of or relating to plants that are semiparasites


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