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1. A plant that grows on rocks.
2. A coral with a hard skeleton.
lith′o·phyt′ic (-fĭt′ĭk) adj.
1. (Botany) a plant that grows on rocky or stony ground
2. (Biology) an organism, such as a coral, that is partly composed of stony material
1. a polyp with a hard or stony structure, as a coral.
2. any plant growing on the surface of rocks.
lith`o•phyt′ic (-ˈfɪt ɪk) adj.