phytophilous etymology

English word phytophilous comes from English -philous, English phyto- (Pertaining to or derived from plants.)

Detailed word origin of phytophilous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-philous English (eng) Having an affinity, attraction, preference or love of something.
phyto- English (eng) Pertaining to or derived from plants.
phytophilous English (eng) Thriving in the presence of plants.

Words with the same origin as phytophilous

Descendants of -philous
aerophilous ammophilous anemophilous calciphilous chiropterophilous dendrophilous entomophilous halophilous heliophilous homophilous hydrophilous hygrophilous malacophilous mesophilous myrmecophilous necrophilous ombrophilous ornithophilous petrophilous photophilous psammophilous tropophilous xenophilous zoophilous
Descendants of phyto-
epiflora phytobacterial phytobiological phytocoenological phytoforensics phytogeography phytoglyphic phytol phytological phytomedicine phytomining phytomolecule phytophage phytophagic phytophagous phytoprostane phytosaur phytotechnology phytotherapy