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Tree

Formal name:  whole plant tree
Local identifier:  TOP139
Definition:  plants (PO:whole plant) that have secondary growth (GO:secondary growth) and have a main shoot system (PO:shoot system) elevated on a long-lived, substantial, usually single branching stem (PO:stem), i.e. show a monopodial branching mode
Formal Unit:  unitless (category)

Comment:  trees show a monopodial branching mode (TOP:monopodial-excurrent stem, TOP:monopodial-deliquescent stem)
Reference:  Pérez-Harguindeguy N., Díaz S., Garnier E., Lavorel S., Poorter H., Jaureguiberry P., Bret-Harte M. S., Cornwell W. K., Craine J. M., Gurvich D. E., Urcelay C., Veneklaas E. J., Reich P. B., Poorter L., Wright I. J., Ray P., Enrico L., Pausas J. G., de Vos A. C., Buchmann N., Funes G., Quétier F., Hodgson J. G., Thompson K., Morgan H. D., ter Steege H., van der Heijden M. G. A., Sack L., Blonder B., Poschlod P., Vaieretti M. V., Conti G., Staver A. C., Aquino S., Cornelissen J. H. C. (2013) New handbook for standardised measurement of plant functional traits worldwide. Australian Journal of Botany 61, 167_234 (adapted)


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