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English noun: epiphytic plant

1. epiphytic plant (plant) plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it


Synonymsaerophyte, air plant, epiphyte


Broader (hypernym)flora, plant, plant life


Narrower (hyponym)aeschynanthus, black moss, Clusia insignis, hemiepiphyte, long moss, old man's beard, semiepiphyte, Spanish moss, strangler, strangler tree, Tillandsia usneoides, waxflower









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