phanerophyte

noun
phan·​er·​o·​phyte | \ 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

First Known Use of phanerophyte

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for phanerophyte

Greek phaneros + International Scientific Vocabulary -phyte

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