chamaephyte

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Etymology[edit]

From Danish kamæfyt, chamæfyt, equivalent to chamae- ‎(ground) +‎ -phyte ‎(plant).

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Noun[edit]

chamaephyte ‎(plural chamaephytes)

  1. (botany) Any low perennial plant whose buds overwinter just above soil level

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