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epiphyll

[ep-uh-fil]
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noun Botany.
  1. an epiphyte that grows on the surface, especially the upper surface, of leaves, as a lichen.
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Origin of epiphyll

Related formsep·i·phyl·lous, ep·i·phyl·line [ep-uh-fil-een, -in] /ˌɛp əˈfɪl in, -ɪn/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for epiphyllous

epiphyllous

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