foliicolous

foliicolous

[foh-lee-ik-uh-luhs]
adjective
1.
growing on leaves, as certain liverworts.
2.
parasitic on leaves, as certain fungi.

Origin:
1870–75; fol(ium) + -i- + -colous

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