- poorly or imperfectly developed.
Origin of depauperate
Examples from the Web for depauperate
Historical Examples of depauperate
Depauperate, impoverished or starved, and so below the natural size.The Elements of Botany
The muralis gopher is a depauperate form clearly belonging to the bottae group.
Probably a depauperate form of Ophióglossum vulgàtum and about half as large.The Fern Lover's Companion
George Henry Tilton
It looks like a depauperate L. epidendrum, but seems to be constantly collected.The North American Slime-Moulds
Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
The species was probably first named from poor or depauperate specimens.The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits
Mary Elizabeth Parsons