monocarpic


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monocarpic

(of plants) flowering once during life.
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Between-species patterns of co-variation in plant size, seed size and fecundity in monocarpic herbs.
2003); the absence of a particularly close relationship with other members of the section Ditepalae, besides the dimorphic tepals (Gentry, 1982); rarely available flowers, which are the major structures with taxonomic significance, because it is a monocarpic species and the inflorescences stems are eliminated to prepare the plants for manufacture of mescal; few studies focused on the taxonomic aspects of this group.
In recent work, Monocarpic, he combines the abstract with the literal using both form and colour in a sophisticated way that adds layers of emotional and intellectual complexity to the piece.
Predator satiation and recruitment in a mast fruiting monocarpic forest herb.
Like most bamboos, Otatea is monocarpic with mass flowering in cycles that, according to herbarium records, occur in 8-30 year cycles (Guzman et al.
What is the key characteristic of monocarpic plants?
Since monocarpic or short-lived perennials often depend on seed input for persistence, their dynamics often are vulnerable to seed losses (Louda and Potvin 1995).
Monocarpic flowering of bamboo is considered a genetic characteristic since an entire stand flowers gregariously and simultaneously (Janzen, 1976).
Plants are rosetofilous, with sympodial growth with each ramet monocarpic, forming small to medium-sized clumps of several rosettes, on tree branches.
Since botanists often refer to fruits as ripened ovaries or carpels, we can call all plants that flower once monocarpic plants.
Seed and seedling ecology of a monocarpic tropical tree, Taehigalia versicolor.