Browsing: biennial

Term: biennial (noun)
Plural: biennials
Derivation: From Latin "biennium," meaning "two-year period."
Definition: A biennial plant; a plant that requires two years to complete its life-cycle, germinating and growing in its first year, then producing its flowers and fruit in its second year, after which it usually dies.

Term: biennial (adjective)
Definition: Lasting for two years.

< Back to Dictionary of Botanical Terms