Links to databases :

Evergreen

Formal name:  plant evergreen
Local identifier:  TOP702
Synonym Term:  persistent green
Definition:  plants (PO:whole plant) that retain leaves (PATO:evergreen (plant), PO:leaf) over all seasons
Formal Unit:  unitless (category)

Comment:  leaf life span (TOP:leaf life span) of those plants is mostly longer than one year
Reference:  after Klotz, S., Kühn, I. & Durka, W. (2002): BIOLFLOR - Eine Datenbank zu biologisch-oekologischen Merkmalen der Gefaesspflanzen in Deutschland. - Schriftenreihe fuer Vegetationskunde 38. Bonn: Bundesamt fuer Naturschutz.


------------------------------------------------