Definitions for "geophyte"
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.
Keywords:  glaucous