chamerophyte etymology

English word chamerophyte comes from English -phyte, Ancient Greek χαμαί

Detailed word origin of chamerophyte

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.
χαμαί Ancient Greek (grc)
chamerophyte English (eng) (botany) Any herbaceous or woody plant whose buds overwinter just above soil level.

Words with the same origin as chamerophyte

Descendants of -phyte
bacillariophyte 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 χαμαί