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per·en·nate

 (pĕr′ə-nāt′, pə-rĕn′āt)
intr.v. per·en·nat·ed, per·en·nat·ing, per·en·nates
To survive from one growing season to the next, often with a period of reduced or arrested growth between seasons. Used of plants or plant parts.

[Latin perennāre, perennāt-, to last many years, from perennis, lasting for years; see perennial.]

per′en·na′tion n.

perennate

(ˈpɛrɪˌneɪt; pəˈrɛneɪt)
vb
(Botany) (intr) (of plants) to live from one growing season to another, usually with a period of reduced activity between seasons
[C17: from Latin perennātus, from perennāre, from per- (through) + annus year]

perennate


Past participle: perennated
Gerund: perennating

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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.perennate - survive from season to season, of plants
live on, survive, last, live, endure, hold out, hold up, go - continue to live through hardship or adversity; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?"
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Since articulated corallines have perennating basal crusts that continually replenish upright fronds, it is difficult to measure the age of a plant.
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In later succession, plants showed adaptation for survival and competition and also increased allocation to rosette and root because they serve as perennating organs.
The late flowers may have resulted from the bolting of floral axis that normally would have been carried on to the next growing season in the perennating organs.
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Rhizome diameters of the resprouters were larger, and the mean position of perennating buds of the resprouters was deeper.
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There are also ephemeroids, plants with underground perennating organs that complete their growth cycle when the environmental conditions are favorable.
The geophytes Dichelostemma capitatum, Calochortus albus, Sanicula laciniata, and Erigeron sanctarum had correlations with heating that were similar to those of Koeleria, de spite the greater depth their perennating tissue occurs in the soil (Fig.
1 and 2), the geese fed on perennating plant organs for 68% of the total diurnal activity, the females up to 80% of the time (Fox and Madsen, 1981b; Glahder, 1998).