myrmecophyte

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From German Myrmekophyt, equivalent to myrmeco- ‎(ant) +‎ -phyte ‎(plant).

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myrmecophyte ‎(plural myrmecophytes)

  1. A plant that lives in association with a colony of ants. The degree of association varies and is assumed to be symbiotic in some cases.

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