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sciophyte

/ (ˈsaɪəˌfaɪt) /
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noun
rare any plant that grows best in the shade
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Derived forms of sciophyte

sciophytic (ˌsaɪəˈfɪtɪk), adjective

Word Origin for sciophyte

C20: via Latin from Greek skia shade + -phyte
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