Definitions for aerophyte
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word aerophyte
air plant, epiphyte, aerophyte, epiphytic plant(noun)
plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it
Origin: aero- + -phyte
a plant growing entirely in the air, and receiving its nourishment from it; an air plant or epiphyte
Origin: [Aro- + Gr. fyto`n plant, fy`ein to grow: cf. F. arophyte.]
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