Glossary: epiphyte

Definition:

a plant which grows on another plant but without deriving any nourishment from it. Most often applied to orchids which grow on trees as opposed to being terrestrial.

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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Glossary details: epiphyte.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=262, retrieved 20 January 2018

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