hydrophyte etymology

English word hydrophyte comes from English -phyte, English hydro-

Detailed word origin of hydrophyte

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.
hydro- English (eng) (chemistry) hydrogen. (mineralogy) a hydrous compound. (zoology) Hydrozoa. Water.
hydrophyte English (eng) (botany) A plant that lives in or requires an abundance of water, usually excluding seaweed.

Words with the same origin as hydrophyte

Descendants of -phyte
bacillariophyte chamerophyte charophyte cormophytic dermatophytic dermophyte endophyte entomophyte euglenophyte holosaprophyte limnodophyte megaphyte nanophanerophyte oceanophyte ombrophyte oophyte oöphyte schizophyte spermaphyte xenophyte xerophytic zoophytic zosterophyllophyte zygophyte
Descendants of hydro-
MHD MHDP MHDT autohydrolysis benzohydroquinone cal dehydroamino dendrohydrology dihydrobromide ectohydric electrohydrodynamic hydramide hydrarchy hydrarthrosis hydremia hydrencephalocele hydro hydronymy hydrostratigraphic hydruret hydruria monohydric nonhydric tetrahydrochloride xylohydroquinone