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- entry 1 + -phyte

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