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monocarpic

[mon-uh-kahr-pik] /ˌmɒn əˈkɑr pɪk/
adjective, Botany
1.
producing fruit only once and then dying.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; monocarp + -ic
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Examples for monocarpic
  • As a monocarpic perennial, wild parsnip spends one or more years as a basal rosette.
British Dictionary definitions for monocarpic

monocarpic

/ˌmɒnəʊˈkɑːpɪk/
adjective
1.
(botany) another name for semelparous Also hapaxanthic
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monocarpic in Science
monocarp
  (mŏn'ə-kärp')   
A plant that produces fruit only once in its lifetime.

monocarpic adjective
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