Definition of Aerophytes

1. Noun. (plural of aerophyte) ¹



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Definition of Aerophytes

1. aerophyte [n] - See also: aerophyte

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aerophytes

aerophilatelic
aerophilately
aerophile
aerophilic
aerophilous
aerophobe
aerophobes
aerophobia
aerophoby
aerophone
aerophones
aerophore
aerophores
aerophysics
aerophyte
aerophytes (current term)
aeropiesotherapy
aeroplane
aeroplanes
aeroplankton
aeroplethysmograph
aeropleustic
aeroponic
aeroponics
aeroport
aeroports
aeropulse
aeropulses
aeros
aerosat

Literary usage of Aerophytes

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1. Plant Anatomy from the Standpoint of the Development and Functions of the by William Chase Stevens (1910)
"Absorption of Water and Solutes by aerophytes.—The aerophytes, epiphytes, or air plants, send no roots into ..."

2. Plant Anatomy from the Standpoint of the Development and Functions of the by William Chase Stevens (1916)
"To illustrate the essential mode of their obtaining water and solutes two types of aerophytes will be discussed, namely, the type where true roots are sent ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"Lamouroux had for his models the works of von Humboldt, AP De Can- dolle and Robert Brown on "aerophytes." It is of interest to notice the topics brought ..."

4. Through South America's Southland: With an Account of the Roosevelt by John Augustine Zahm (1916)
"... later on, rose to the dignity of trees to support, in their turn, a world of parasites and aerophytes and flowers of exceeding delicacy and loveliness. ..."

5. Experimental Morphology by Charles Benedict Davenport (1897)
"56, 1 and 2) ; and in shade-loving aerophytes in an intermediate position (Fig. 56, 4 and 5). One may say that every species is attuned to a certain ..."

6. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1877)
"... have been named aerophytes, though formerly regarded as of meteoric origin. It would be but a waste of capital to endeavour to manufacture paper of a ..."

7. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"... stony or metallic, which, coming within the earth's attraction, and ignited by friction with the atmosphere, appears as a "falling star." aerophytes. ..."

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