noun Botany.
an epiphyte that grows on the surface, especially the upper surface, of leaves, as a lichen.

epi- + -phyll

epiphyllous, epiphylline [ep-uh-fil-een, -in] , adjective
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epiphyllous (ˌɛpɪˈfɪləs)
botany (of plants) growing on, or attached to, the leaf of another plant

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