myrmecophyte

noun myr·me·co·phyte \ˈmərmə̇kōˌfīt\

Definition of myrmecophyte

plural

-s

  1. :  a plant that affords shelter or food or both to ants that live in symbiotic relations with it

myrmecophytic

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of myrmecophyte

International Scientific Vocabulary myrmec- + -phyte


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