polycarpous

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po·ly·car·pic

 (pŏl′ē-kär′pĭk) also pol·y·car·pous (-pəs)
adj.
1. Flowering and fruiting more than once.
2. Having fruit or pistils with two or more carpels.

pol′y·car′py n.

polycarpous

(ˌpɒlɪˈkɑːpəs)
adj
1. (Botany) (of a plant) having a gynoecium consisting of many distinct carpels
2. (Botany) another word for polycarpic
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Repeated reproduction (or iteroparity/ polycarpy) is a characteristic associated to predictable environments, while reproduction synchronized with favorable periods can be related both to permanent and temporary habitats.
To define monocarpy or polycarpy, and distinguish clonal growth forms from non-clonal plant morphology must be a subject of much study.