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epiphloedal

or ep·i·phloe·dic

[ ep-uh-fleed-l ]
/ ˌɛp əˈflid l /
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adjective Mycology.

growing on bark, as a lichen.

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Origin of epiphloedal

epi- + Greek phloi(ós) bark of trees + hiatus-filling -d- + -al1
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