deciduous

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(of plants and shrubs) shedding foliage at the end of the growing season

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(of teeth, antlers, etc.) being shed at the end of a period of growth

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Mostly, interest has concentrated on physiological aspects of marcescence in plants (Berkeley 1931, Hoshow and Guard 1949, Addicott 1982) or its evolutionary implications for the development of deciduousness (Wanntorp 1983).
Succulence and lowering of transpiration by thick cuticles, sunken stomata, drought deciduousness of aerial portions of leaves (e.
Short duration of roots, persistence of succulent leaf bases, drought deciduousness of leaf blades (sometimes with attenuated longevity of leaf blades by means of succulence), and other features of this growth form must be taken into account.
It is evident that lianas must have adaptations for obtaining and efficiently using water in order to keep producing leaves in seasonal dry periods when many of the trees exhibit deciduousness (Putz & Windsor, 1987).