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Definition of serotinous

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Definition as written by claypa:

Serotinous species hold their seeds in cones or fruit, up off the ground where they\'re protected from being eaten, etc., sometimes for years. Some serotinous species\' seeds are released by the heat from fires, like some Pines.

Serotiny is the noun form of serotinous

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