monocarpic plant

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Noun1.monocarpic plant - a plant that bears fruit once and diesmonocarpic plant - a plant that bears fruit once and dies
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
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It lives once: a monocarpic plant flowers, sets seeds, then dies.
baicalensis is a long-lived perennial monocarpic plant. It takes the development stage of a rosette plant in the beginning of life-cycle and consists of a single long shoot during flowering.
ABSTRACT,--Pitcher's thistle (Cirsium pitcheri) is a federally listed monocarpic plant species endemic to the shoreline dunes of Lakes Huron, Michigan and Superior.