Definitions for "Epiphytic"
Term used to describe any plant that grows above the ground and attaches to something else for support; nutrients are not taken from the supporting host but are derived instead from rain, air, and available debris.
Substances that grow or accumulate on the leaves of submerged aquatic plants. This material can include algae, bacteria, detritus, and sediment.
Growing on the surface of plants or other algae
Keywords:  pertaining, nature
Pertaining to, or having the nature of, an epiphyte.
Keywords:  relating
of or relating to epiphytes