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viviparous

1. (of animals) producing offspring that as embryos develop within and derive nourishment from the body of the female parent
2. (of plants) producing bulbils or young plants instead of flowers
3. (of seeds) germinating before separating from the parent plant

viviparous

[vī′vip·ə·rəs]
(physiology)
Bringing forth live young.
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The terms shoot apical division and false vivipary needed additional clarification because these terms were not clearly defined in previous literature.
Two branching combinations were observed: shoot apical division + lateral axillary; and false vivipary + lateral axillary.
Early absorption of heat units by late mango fruit is one of the factors behind Vivipary disorder.
Fruit can also suffer from Vivipary in case of application of Nitrogen during growth or in case of heavy rain that makes Nitrogen in air accessible to the fruit.
The curious ability to sprout while still attached to the mother vine is an unusual phenomenon known as vivipary. A botanical rarity, the trait occurs in only a few kinds of plants, including mangrove trees of tropical swamps.
Seed germination and vivipary from a latitudinal series of populations of the arctic-alpine grass Trisetum spicatum.