phanerophyte


phan·er·o·phyte

noun \ˈfa-nə-rə-ˌfīt, fə-ˈner-ə-\

Definition of PHANEROPHYTE

:  a perennial plant that bears its perennating buds well above the surface of the ground

Origin of PHANEROPHYTE

Greek phaneros + International Scientific Vocabulary -phyte
First Known Use: 1913

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