adjective Botany.
producing fruit only once and then dying.

1840–50; monocarp + -ic Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
monocarpic or monocarpous (ˌmɒnəʊˈkɑːpɪk)
botany another name for semelparous Also: hapaxanthic
monocarpous or monocarpous

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monocarp   (mŏn'ə-kärp')  Pronunciation Key 
A plant that produces fruit only once in its lifetime.

monocarpic adjective
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As a monocarpic perennial, wild parsnip spends one or more years as a basal rosette.
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