heliophyte

heliophyte

[hee-lee-uh-fahyt]
noun Botany.
a plant that grows best in full sunlight.

Origin:
helio- + -phyte

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heliophyte (ˈhiːlɪəʊˌfaɪt)
 
n
any plant that grows best in direct sunlight

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