chamaeophyte

chamaeophyte

a plant that bears its perennating buds (see PERENNATION between soil level and a height of 25 cm. See RAUNKIAER'S LIFE FORMS.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Chamaeophytes: Perennating buds located close to the ground surface (below the height of 25 cm).