a perennial plant propagated by overwintering buds on underground bulbs or tubers or corms.
a plant that stores food underground and has subterranean buds which form arial growth.
n. (Gr. ge, earth; phyton, plant) plants with an underground dormant part such as a tuber, bulb, rhizome, etc. to help the plant survive adverse conditions.
A plant species which propagates by means of a specialised underground structure such as a bulb, rhizome or tuber.
a perennial plant that propagates by underground bulbs or tubers or corms
a type of herbaceous, perennial flowering plant that forms an underground storage structure
perennial or biennial herbaceous plants with periodic shoot reduction to a remnant shoot system to storage organs
(plant growth form): A plant which has its permanent parts in the ground, and in which the aerial parts die back annually. The flowers may be produced before, with or after the leaves. Important groups of geophytes include the ]rises (with corms), the various Lily families (with bulbs and rhizomes underground stems), and many ferns (with rhizomes).
plant that overwinters by dying back to underground structure
( Ecol.). A class of Raunkiaer's Life forms having perennating organs, e.g. buds, buried in the soil.
a plant whose perennating buds are buried in the soil.