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air plant:

see epiphyteepiphyte
or air plant,
any plant that does not normally root in the soil but grows upon another living plant while remaining independent of it except for support (thus differing from a parasite).
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EASY TO MAINTAINThere are two types of terrariums: closed, for "wet" plants that require moisture like mosses, ferns and aquatic plants and open for "dry" plants such as cacti, succulents, air plants and tropical plants.
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It is unusual to find a live oak that does not have many epiphytes or air plants living on it, especially resurrection fern or spanish moss, that lacy, romantic symbol of the South Spanish moss is an epiphyte, or tropical air plant, that requires another plant for mechanical support but not nutrients because it has its own system for producing food.
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Moreover, without air plant roots die; in cold, waterlogged soils growth is retarded.