chomophyte

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek χῶμα ‎(khôma, heaped earth) +‎ -phyte ‎(plant)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkəʊməʊfaɪt/

Noun[edit]

chomophyte ‎(plural chomophytes)

  1. (botany) Any plant that grows in rock fissures or crevices