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endophyte

 [en´do-fīt]
a parasitic plant organism living within its host's body.

en·do·phyte

(en'dō-fīt),
A plant parasite living within another organism.
[endo- + G. phyton, plant]

endophyte

/en·do·phyte/ (en´do-fīt) a parasitic plant organism living within its host's body.

en·do·phyte

(en'dō-fīt)
A plant parasite living within another organism.
[endo- + G. phyton, plant]

endophyte

an ORGANISM, often a FUNGUS or BACTERIUM, living entirely within a PLANT and generally as a PARASITE on it.

endophyte

a parasitic plant living within its host's body.
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This suggests a certain plasticity in the feeding habits of the larvae of this species, as is known in other lycaenids, such as Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767), which feeds endophytically on the legumes of Colutea spp.
Many species occur as saprobes, some live endophytically, whereas others are root pathogens.
tucumana lay eggs endophytically as a cluster, oriented nearly parallel to one another, and the egg masses are coated with brochosomes (Rakitov 2004) (Fig.
In the Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies), oviposition occurs in or near aquatic habitats, where eggs may be laid endophytically (within plant tissues) or exophytically over the water surface or other substrates (Corbet et al.
This species oviposits endophytically in the late summer and fall and overwinters as eggs (Walker 1953, Sawchyn and Gillott 1974a).