lithophyte

noun
lith·o·phyte | \ˈli-thə-ˌfīt \

Definition of lithophyte 

: a plant that grows on rock

Other Words from lithophyte

lithophytic \ˌli-thə-ˈfi-tik \ adjective

First Known Use of lithophyte

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lithophyte

litho- + -phyte

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