phylloplane

/ (ˈfɪləʊˌpleɪn) /

noun

ecology the surface of a leaf considered as a habitat, esp for microorganismsAlso called: phyllosphere

Nearby words

  1. phyllomania,
  2. phyllome,
  3. phyllomic,
  4. phyllophagous,
  5. phyllophore,
  6. phyllopod,
  7. phylloquinone,
  8. phyllosilicate,
  9. phyllosphere,
  10. phyllotaxis

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