anemophyte etymology

English word anemophyte comes from English -phyte, English anemo- (Wind.)

Detailed word origin of anemophyte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phyte English (eng) A pathological growth, e.g. osteophyte.. A plant that grows in a specified form or habit, e.g. anthophyte, macrophyte.. A plant that grows in a specified habitat, e.g. acrophyte.. A taxonomic group of plants or algae, e.g. arthrophyte, cyanophyte.
anemo- English (eng) Wind.
anemophyte English (eng) A type of plant found growing in hollows created by wind in sand dunes, a blow-out plant.

Words with the same origin as anemophyte

Descendants of -phyte
bacillariophyte chamerophyte charophyte cormophytic dermatophytic dermophyte endophyte entomophyte euglenophyte holosaprophyte hydrophyte limnodophyte megaphyte nanophanerophyte oceanophyte ombrophyte oophyte oöphyte schizophyte spermaphyte xenophyte xerophytic zoophytic zosterophyllophyte zygophyte
Descendants of anemo-
anemochory anemogamy anemogram anemograph anemometer anemometry anemophilous anemophobia anemoscope anemotaxis cup anemometer