epigenous

epigenous

[ih-pij-uh-nuhs]
adjective Botany.
growing on the surface, especially the upper surface, as fungi on leaves.

Origin:
1865–70; epi- + -genous

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epigenous (ɪˈpɪdʒɪnəs)
 
adj
biology growing on the surface, esp the upper surface, of an organism or part: an epigenous fungus

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