epiphytes


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epiphytes

Plants that grow on other plants without being parasites.
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Here and there a splash of white or crimson marked the blooming of some trailing epiphyte. I let my eyes wander over this scene for a while, and then began to turn over in my mind again the strange peculiarities of Montgomery's man.
Bellavista, Distrito Alto Biavo, alrededores de la comunidad San Miguel, montane cloud forest with abundant moss and epiphytes, 8[grados]28'17.4"S, 75[grados]15'34.7"W, 750-800 m, July 2018, R Soplin s.n.
Her executors created the world's only botanical research garden specializing in epiphytes, or air plants such as orchids and bromeliads.
A fertilizer called Epiphytes Delight is particularly good for both air plants and for orchids.
The linking of epiphytes to numerous abiotic and biotic factors complicates the understanding of the pattern of their occurrence.
Therefore, arboreal wandering spider species should occur at greater heights and in greater densities on structurally complex host trees with many epiphytes than on less complex trees with few epiphytes.
Such soils can exist for a long time in the form of undecomposed organic matter that is stabilized by various kinds of epiphytes, and the rate of organic matter decomposition in the canopy compared with that in the litter may change over time [13].
Bromeliads are epiphytes - meaning they are naturally found growing attached to trees rather than with their roots in soil.
Still, with the support of protected-area management, the group was able to photograph and document specimens of epiphytes and climbers, trees, small trees and shrubs, orchids, monocot herbs, dicot herbs and ferns from the Summit Trail, Ang Ka Nature Trail and Kew Mae Pan Nature Trail at Doi Inthanon National Park on October 4 and 5.