Deciduous vs Stephanandra - What's the difference?

deciduous | stephanandra |


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 stephanandra is

any of the genus (taxlink) of deciduous shrubs with wavy-margined leaves.

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

    stephanandra

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any of the genus (taxlink) of deciduous shrubs with wavy-margined leaves.
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