What does aerophyte mean?

Definitions for aerophyte

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word aerophyte.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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


  1. aerophyte(Noun)

    An epiphyte

  2. Origin: aero- + -phyte

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aerophyte(noun)

    a plant growing entirely in the air, and receiving its nourishment from it; an air plant or epiphyte

  2. Origin: [Aro- + Gr. fyto`n plant, fy`ein to grow: cf. F. arophyte.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aerophyte

    ā′ėr-o-fīt, n. a plant nourished by the air, as epiphytal orchids and many lichens. [Gr. aēr, air, phyton, a plant.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aerophyte in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aerophyte in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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