semelparous

/ (ˈsɛməlˌpærəs) /

adjective

Also: hapaxanthic, monocarpic (of a plant) producing flowers and fruit only once before dying
(of an animal) producing offspring only once during its lifetime

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Derived forms of semelparous

semelparity, noun

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