eremophyte

eremophyte

[er-uh-moh-fahyt, ih-ree-muh-]
noun Botany.
a plant that grows in desert conditions.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin eremo- (combining form representing Greek érēmos solitary, empty; see hermit) + -phyte

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