Lithophytic
Lithophytic Lith`o*phyt"ic, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to lithophytes. [1913 Webster]

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  • lithophytic — adjective of or relating to lithophytes • Pertains to noun: ↑lithophyte • Derivationally related forms: ↑lithophyte • Topics: ↑botany, ↑phytology * * * adjective see …   Useful english dictionary

  • lithophytic — See lithophyte. * * * …   Universalium

  • lithophytic — lith·o·phyt·ic …   English syllables

  • lithophytic plant — noun plant that grows on rocks or stony soil and derives nourishment from the atmosphere • Syn: ↑lithophyte • Derivationally related forms: ↑lithophytic (for: ↑lithophyte) • Hypernyms: ↑rock plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • lithophyte — lithophytic /lith euh fit ik/, adj. /lith euh fuyt /, n. 1. Zool. a polyp with a hard or stony structure, as a coral. 2. Bot. any plant growing on the surface of rocks. [1765 75; LITHO + PHYTE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Sarcochilus — Taxobox name = Sarcochilus regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Asparagales familia = Orchidaceae subfamilia = Higher Epidendroideae tribus = Vandeae subtribus = Aeridinae alliance = Phalaenopsis genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • rock brake — noun 1. chiefly lithophytic or epiphytic fern of North America and east Asia • Syn: ↑rock polypody, ↑American wall fern, ↑Polypodium virgianum • Hypernyms: ↑polypody 2. any of several small lithophytic ferns of tropical and warm temperate regions …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phragmipedium — Taxobox name = Phragmipedium image width = 220px image caption = Phragmipedium caudatum regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Asparagales familia = Orchidaceae subfamilia = Cypripedioideae tribus = Phragmipedieae… …   Wikipedia

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