iteroparous

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iteroparous

[‚īd·ə·rə′par·əs]
(zoology)
Capable of breeding or reproducing multiple times.
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Further studies with this approach should be carried out considering genetic evidence of the environmental regulation of the annual cycle of woody polycarpic species, (TAN AND SWAIN, 2006, GYLLENSTRAND et al., 2007, NISHIKAWA et al., 2007).
Long-lived perennials which spread flowering over several seasons (polycarpics) have advantages over perennials relying on a single reproductive event (monocarpics) [24].
Their analyses predicted that self-incompatible, xenogamous, polycarpic, non-nectiferous species of forested habitats should be pollen limited.
The terms monocarpic and polycarpic refer to the number of times a given plant flowers in its lifetime.
Study organism: Hechtia schottii is a terrestrial, dioecious, rosetofilous herb with polycarpic monopodial ramets and a general sympodial growth habit.
For most species studied here, the CV of annual fruit abundance falls in the range reported by Kelly (1994: [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2 OMITTED]) for polycarpic plants.
There are lots of different meconopsis in the family and they are divided into the polycarpic varieties and the monocarpic varieties.
All polycarpic plants show between-year variation in reproductive output.
Plants of the alpine skypilot are long-lived, polycarpic, and require insect visitors for cross-pollination and seed production (Galen and Kevan 1980).
This ancestor could have diversified into trees on the one hand and into monocaule of sessile rosettes on the other, and from polycarpic to monocarpic growth.
polycarpic: Denoting a plant that flowers more than once during its lifetime.
This is the second paper reporting the results of a comparative ecological life history study of Senna marilandica (L.) Link, an herbaceous polycarpic perennial native to eastern United States, and S.