telmato-, telmat-, telmi-, telm- (Greek: marsh, pool, standing or stagnent water; mud of a pool).
Small pools of water in or on plants, such as the leaf bases of bromeliads or the pitcher of pitcher plants.
A reference to organisms that inhabit small pools of water within or upon plants.
The study of wetlands, swamps, and marshy areas.
telmatophilous, telmatophile, telmatophily:
Thriving in wet meadows.
A wet-meadow plant.
Planktonic organisms of freshwater bogs and marshes.
Living in freshwater marshes.
A reference to an organism, usually an insect, that feeds from a blood pool produced by tissue laceration.