Xenophyta (lit. "strange plants") is the class comprising all terrestrial Chemophyta.


Like all Chemophytes, Xenophytes are generally referred to as "plants" for the sake of simplicity, but are not plants in the truest sense.

Xenophytes are primarily chemotrophic, with red phototrophic symbiotes in their leaves providing them additional nutrients. Their central body is covered by a tough, waxy cuticle, and red leaves grow from the meristem located at the top of the body.


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