tropophyte

noun
trop·​o·​phyte | \ ˈträpəˌfīt \
plural -s

Definition of tropophyte

: a tropophilous plant trees of the northern deciduous forests are typical tropophytes adapted to a mesophytic summer and a xerophytic winter

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First Known Use of tropophyte

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tropophyte

trop- + -phyte

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“Tropophyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tropophyte. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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