epiphytic

ADJECTIVE
  1. of or relating to epiphytes
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How To Use epiphytic In A Sentence

  • Unlike many plants that grow in trees, epiphytic orchids are not parasites and don't harm the plants on which they grow.
  • Dyssochroma belongs in the tribe Juanulloeae, a group composed of six genera of poorly known, rarely collected epiphytic shrubs and small trees distributed over the Neotropics.
  • We conclude that leaf physiology has a greater impact on plant carbon gain than leaf and plant morphology in this epiphytic bromeliad.
  • Habitat associations of epiphytic lichens in managed and unmanaged forest stands in Nova Scotia
  • Many succulents possess CAM, as do semisucculents such as some yuccas, epiphytic (growing on trees or rocks) orchids, and xerophytic (arid-adapted) bromeliads. Adaptations of desert plants
  • Microstylis and its relatives, although often growing on the ground, have pseudobulbs (probably indicating epiphytic origins) and thus are really semi-terrestrial.
  • He found what might serve-a certain epiphytic orchid that nestled in the crotch formed by the great lower limbs of an emergent. Shopgirls
  • She loves ascending into the canopies of giant Sitka Spruces, Western Hemlocks and Western Red Cedars to collect insects and epiphytic lichens. Contributor: Caitlin McDonough
  • Although often described as a benthic or epiphytic species, A. carterae also thrives in the plankton of coastal embayments and estuaries, possibly connected with a diurnal vertical migration.
  • The evolution of pollination strategies in epiphytic flowering plants have been strongly influenced by their habitat and spatial distribution.
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