tropophyte

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tro·po·phyte

 (trō′pə-fīt′, trŏp′ə-)
n.
A plant adapted to climatic conditions in which periods of heavy rainfall alternate with periods of drought.

tro′po·phyt′ic (-fĭt′ĭk) adj.

tropophyte

(ˈtrɒpəˌfaɪt)
n
(Botany) a plant living in a seasonal climate that can become dormant in unfavourable conditions
tropophytic adj
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