synanthous

adjective
syn·an·thous | \sə̇ˈnan(t)thəs\

Definition of synanthous 

1 : exhibiting synanthy

2 : having flowers and leaves which appear at the same time

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History and Etymology for synanthous

in sense 1, from syn- + -anthous; in sense 2, from Greek synanthein + English -ous

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