n.1.A plant growing on another, as the mistletoe; an epiphyte.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The over-exposure might leave you wondering if it's all just a marketing ploy, but there is plenty of evidence to suggest this really is a superplant.
In all of the poor-soil forests, the trees are thin-stemmed, making "pole forest" that may contain the odd "superplant"' able to grow taller and thicker (e.g., Agathis in southeast Asia; Richards 1952).
Prescott has streamlined and modernized its manufacturing operations since the buyout by concentrating them in a high-volume "superplant" here.
If your children want to win prizes for the biggest sunflower, the variety to go for is Russian Giant, a towering three-metre superplant. Annual cosmos are in the same family, but a complete contrast to the robust sunflowers.
These special plants are known as superplants, which readily absorb toxins from the very soil where they are growing.
Nutrient-dense "superplants" go a step further and are packed with complex blends of phytonutrients that work together to promote optimal health.