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Therophyte

Formal name:  whole plant therophyte
Local identifier:  TOP221
Synonym Term:  annuals
Definition:  plants (PO:whole plant) whose entire shoot (PO:shoot system) dies after seed (PO:seed) production and which survive through their seeds
Formal Unit:  unitless (category)

Reference:  after Baesseler, M., Jaeger, E. J., Werner, K. (1996): Exkursionsflora von Deutschland. Bd. 2 Gefaesspflanzen, 16.Auflage Jena (Fischer-Verlag), 639 pages, changed by 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.


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