monocarpic


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monocarpic

[¦män·ō¦kär·pik]
(botany)
Bearing fruit once and then dying.
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baicalensis in spite of inherent for monocarpic plants fecundity and high germination.
Agave durangensis is a monocarpic taxon presenting a reproductive mechanism mainly by seeds generated by cross-fertilization, contrary to A.
Some species of bamboos are facultatively monocarpic, that is they may or may not die after blooming (Judziewicz et al.
The terms monocarpic and polycarpic refer to the number of times a given plant flowers in its lifetime.
The purpose of the present paper is to describe Puya bravoi as a new species, monocarpic and with strobiliform inflorescence, found in the northermost part of north-western Argentina.
1992; Bleecker and Patterson, 1997; Mattoo and Aharoni, 1988), but a significant role for ethylene in monocarpic senescence of soybean has been questioned (Nooden, 1984), leaving open to inquiry the extent to which genetically altered ethylene responsiveness would affect late-season leaf senescence.
There is a high turnover of rosettes within Hieracium populations as the rosettes are monocarpic (Makepeace 1985).
As a monocarpic perennial, the thistle produces seeds only once during its approximately seven- to 12-year life span and then dies, which doesn't leave much room for error.
Kuntze (Gentianaceae), commonly called American columbo (Hemmerly, 1990), or columbo, is a robust, monocarpic, glabrous perennial with erect stems ranging from one to three meters tall and two to three centimeters in diameter.
Perennial monocarpic plants also have a large perennial root system but produce rosettes of large short-lived leaves.
Effects of seed size and growth form on seedling establishment of six monocarpic perennial plants.