oxylophyte

noun ox·yl·o·phyte \äkˈsiləˌfīt\

Definition of oxylophyte

plural

-s

  1. :  a plant that prefers or is restricted to an acid soil most heaths are obligatory oxylophytes

oxylophytic

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of oxylophyte

2oxy- + -lo- (probably from halo-) -phyte


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