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epiphytic: Physically supported in its entirety by another plant through all or the major part of its life.[1]
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Example(s): Example sentences from FOC V18, V25 : [1] Shrubs evergreen, sometimes epiphytic, 0.2–0.3 m tall. [2] Herbs, terrestrial, or rarely epiphytic or lithophytic.


  1. Categorical Glossary for the Flora of North America Project, by Robert W. Kiger and Duncan M. Porter. 2001. Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation.