epiphyllous

epiphyllous

(ˌɛpɪˈfɪləs)
adj
(Botany) botany (of plants) growing on, or attached to, the leaf of another plant
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laticuspis is a bushy plant with epiphyllous inflorescences at or near the base of the leaf acumen, with globose to subglobose fruit, 5 to 7 mm long and 4.5 to 9 mm in diameter, crowned at the apex by calyx residues; 2 to 9 seeds per fruit, 1.5 to 2.5 by 0.9 mm long 1.7 mm wide.
Leaves with epiphyllous infructescences (Ei) at the base of acumen.
well as wide spatial variation in waxy cuticle layers and epiphyllous
Epiphylls are usually small cryptogams growing on the upper surfaces of the host leaves [8] and commonly consist of two dominant visible groups: epiphyllous liverworts and foliicolous lichens (referred to as liverworts and lichens) [9].
Uredinia were epiphyllous, amphigenous to mostly adaxial and yellowish orange to mostly cinnamon.
konov, et al [49] reported formation of epiphyllous buds' in sunflower and studied its induction in vitro and cellular origin.
Well-preserved plant macrofossils including fertile fern fronds, leaves with cuticles, flowers (sometimes with in situ pollen), and wood, as well as dispersed spores, pollen, and epiphyllous fungal microfossils provide an excellent record of changing vegetation, environments and climate on an isolatcd oceanic archipelago.
The presence of epiphyllous inflorescences as described in detail by Dickinson and Sattler (1974, 1975) in Phyllonoma and Helwingia probably reflects the close relationship of both taxa.
Most bryophytes in Cocos Island are corticolous (46%), the remaining are epiphyllous (25%), saxicolous (23%) or terrestrial (12%).
Developmental studies of the epiphyllous inflorescences of Phyllonoma integerrima (Dulongiaceae) (Dickinson & Sattler, 1974) and "hooded" barley (Gupta & Stebbins, 1969) have indicated that the inflorescence primordia are initiated on the leaf and bract primordia, rather than from the shoot apex.
Structural and functional characters of the apex of the epiphyllous bulbil of Asplenium viviparum during its development on the mother plant.