phytotelma

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φυτόν (phutón, plant) + τέλμα (télma, pond).

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Noun[edit]

phytotelma (plural phytotelmata)

  1. (biology) A small, water-filled cavity in a tree or any similar environment such as the axil of a bromeliad

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