Deciduous vs Sparaxis - What's the difference?

deciduous | sparaxis |


As an adjective deciduous

is (biology) describing a part that falls off, or is shed, at a particular time or stage of development.

As a noun sparaxis is

any of several deciduous perennial herbs, of the genus , from south africa.

deciduous

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (biology) Describing a part that falls off, or is shed, at a particular time or stage of development.
  • (botany) Of or pertaining to trees which lose their leaves in winter or the dry season.
  • transitory, ephemeral, not lasting
  • Antonyms

    * (describing a part that falls off) persistent, permanent * (of or pertaining to trees) evergreen

    Derived terms

    * deciduosity * deciduously * deciduousness * deciduous tooth

    sparaxis

    Noun

  • Any of several deciduous perennial herbs, of the genus , from South Africa