hydrophyte


hy·dro·phyte

noun \-ˌfīt\

Definition of HYDROPHYTE

1
:  a plant that grows either partly or totally submerged in water; also :  a plant growing in waterlogged soil
hy·dro·phyt·ic \ˌhī-drə-ˈfi-tik\ adjective

Origin of HYDROPHYTE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1832

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