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trait details of "Life span"

group of trait Morphology
description The life span refers not only to the classes of actual life span (annuals, biennials, perennials), but also to the number of generative reproductions. Here we distinguish if a species flowers and fruits only once and then dies or if it may repeatedly flower and fruit
trait attribute attribute type
Life span range of values
Qualifier identifier
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possible attribute values "Life span"
label name description
f questionable  
a annual The individual cycle lasts for a maximum of one year (12 months)
b biennial The plant grows for approx. one year vegetatively before reaching the generative phase after which it completes its life cycle
h pluriennial-hapaxanthic The plant grows longer than one year (up to 5 years) vegetatively before completing its life cycle after the first and only generative reproduction stage
p pluriennial-pollakanthic The plant has more than one generative phase in its life