Lithophyte meaning

lĭth'ə-fīt'
A plant that grows on rocks.
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A coral with a hard skeleton.
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A plant that grows on rock surfaces.
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A plant that grows on rock and derives its nourishment chiefly from the atmosphere.
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(biology) Any plant that lives grows on rocks, obtaining nourishment from rain and the atmosphere.
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(zoology) Any organism, such as a coral, resembling a stony plant.
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Origin of lithophyte

  • lith- + -phyte
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