- a tropophilous plant, as a broad-leaved tree.
Origin of tropophyte
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- a plant living in a seasonal climate that can become dormant in unfavourable conditions
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- A plant adapted to climatic conditions in which periods of abundant precipitation alternate with periods of dryness.
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