Term used to describe any plant that grows above the ground and attaches to something else for support; nutrients are not taken from the supporting host but are derived instead from rain, air, and available debris.
Substances that grow or accumulate on the leaves of submerged aquatic plants. This material can include algae, bacteria, detritus, and sediment.
Growing on the surface of plants or other algae
a non-parasitic plant that grows on the surface of other plants
a plant growing on another one but not as parasitic, like Tillandsia usneoides
living as an epiphyte.
a plant that grows on another plant but is not parasitic
Growing externally on a plant without parasitizing it. ()
Living on plants.
one organism living within or upon another without causing harm.
Growing on other plants, usually trees or shrubs, but not parasitic.
epiphytes) living on but not taking nutrients from (parasitising) another plant
Referring to a plant that lives on the surface of another plant and obtains its moisture and nutrients from the air and rain.