pyrophyte

noun
py·​ro·​phyte | \ ˈpīrōˌfīt \
plural -s

Definition of pyrophyte

: a woody plant with unusual resistance to fire because of exceptionally thick bark

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History and Etymology for pyrophyte

pyr- + -phyte

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“Pyrophyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyrophyte. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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