heliophobous

adjective
he·​li·​oph·​o·​bous | \ ¦hēlē¦äfəbəs \
variants: or less commonly heliophobic \ ¦hēlēə¦fōbik also -​fäb-​ \

Definition of heliophobous

: avoiding the sun : shade loving heliophobous plants

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History and Etymology for heliophobous

heli- entry 1 + -phobous or -phobic

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“Heliophobous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heliophobous. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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