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foliicolous

[foh-lee-ik-uh-luh s]
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  1. growing on leaves, as certain liverworts.
  2. parasitic on leaves, as certain fungi.

Origin of foliicolous

First recorded in 1870–75; fol(ium) + -i- + -colous
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