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Definition of Epiphytically
Lexicographical Neighbors of Epiphytically
Literary usage of Epiphytically
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1858)
"... by Drs. Hooker and Thompson, at elevations of 3-4000 feet, generally growing epiphytically on trees. It was introduced to Europe by Mr. Booth, ..."
2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"They also occur in a striking manner in many tropical orchids which grow on rocks, or epiphytically on the bark of trees in the East Indies, Mexico, ..."
3. Among the Indians of Guiana: Being Sketches Chiefly Anthropologic from the by Everard Ferdinand Im Thurn (1883)
"... so well known in English hothouses, are seen; and, growing epiphytically both on standing and fallen trees, are large numbers of other aroids, ..."
4. Himalayan journals; or, Notes of a naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1855)
"A currant was common, always growing epiphytically on the trunks of large trees. Amongst the herbs were many of great interest, as a rhubarb, and an aconite ..."
5. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"... or tufted masses of branches, which suggest the presence of other plants (like the mistletoe) parasitically or epiphytically growing. ..."
6. The Micrographic Dictionary: A Guide to the Examination and Investigation of by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey (1875)
"... containing a large number of species, growing upon bark, old palings or epiphytically oil other Lichens (C. sessile). The spermatia, produced in the ..."
7. The Causes and Course of Organic Evolution: A Study of Bioenergics by John Muirhead Macfarlane (1918)
"The growth of these at first epiphytically, and later parasitically, especially in their early growth-stages, may have started a wealth of fungoid organisms ..."
8. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel (1905)
"The larger ground-species of Trichomanes have a well-developed root-system. Some which live epiphytically among the Musci of tree-stems have relatively few ..."