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Definition of lithophyte

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Definition as written by talinum:

A plant naturally growing on rocks or in very stony soil. It usually obtains most of its nutrients and water from the atmosphere.

Definition as written by Magpye:

Plants that grow on rocks or other areas that do not need soil. They will receive their nourishment from the air. i.e. orchids and lichens.


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