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epiphyll

[ep-uh-fil] /ˈɛp ə fɪl/
noun, Botany.
1.
an epiphyte that grows on the surface, especially the upper surface, of leaves, as a lichen.
Origin of epiphyll
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epiphyllous, epiphylline
[ep-uh-fil-een, -in] /ˌɛp əˈfɪl in, -ɪn/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for epiphyllous

epiphyllous

/ˌɛpɪˈfɪləs/
adjective
1.
(botany) (of plants) growing on, or attached to, the leaf of another plant
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