- growing on or close to the ground.
- (of cotyledons) lifted above ground in germination.
Origin of epigeous
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It is a short, unattractive tree, with epigeous branches spreading out in a straggling manner.The Philippine Islands
- a variant of epigeal
- Relating to the germination of a seed in which the cotyledons emerge above the surface of the ground. Compare hypogeous.
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