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Phyte words

David R. Hershey dh321 at PGSTUMAIL.PG.CC.MD.US
Thu Feb 8 00:32:14 EST 1996

Does anyone know of a complete listing of words ending in -phyte that
describe a group of plants with similar morphology, physiology, ecology,
etc. such as saprophyte, xerophyte, epiphyte, hemicryptophyte,
phreatophyte, oxylophyte, halophyte, and myrmecophyte? I'm not interested in 
taxonomic -phyte terms like bryophyte or coniferophyte. 

David R. Hershey
Snail mail: 6700 Belcrest Road #112, Hyattsville, MD 20782-1398

Adjunct Professor, Biology/Horticulture Department
Prince George's Community College, Largo, MD 20772-2199

Email: dh321 at pgstumail.pg.cc.md.us

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