acidophilous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

acido- +‎ -philous

Adjective[edit]

acidophilous (not comparable)

  1. That thrives in an acidic environment
    • 2015 July 17, Eva Holá et al., “Comparison of Genetic Structure of Epixylic Liverwort Crossocalyx hellerianus between Central European and Fennoscandian Populations”, in PLoS ONE[1], volume 10, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0133134:
      The Czech forests represent small extant fragments of herb-rich and acidophilous montane mixed old-growth forests with the tree composition and herb vegetation approaching the natural one, dominated mostly by beech with spruce admixtures.