any perennial plant that bears its overwintering buds at soil level, where they are often partly covered by surface debris
/ˌhɛmɪˈkrɪstəˌlaɪn/ adjective 1. a former name for hypocrystalline Compare holocrystalline
[hem-i-sahy-kuh l] /ˈhɛm ɪˌsaɪ kəl/ noun 1. a semicircle. 2. a semicircular structure. 3. . /ˈhɛmɪˌsaɪkəl/ noun 1. a semicircular structure, room, arena, wall, etc 2. a rare word for semicircle
[hem-i-sik-lee-uh m] /ˌhɛm ɪˈsɪk li əm/ noun 1. a sundial in the form of a concave quarter sphere having a rodlike gnomon lying within one radius and marked on its surface with arcs that lie in the same plane as the gnomon.
[hee-muh-tok-ree-uh l, -tuh-krahy-uh l, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈtɒk ri əl, -təˈkraɪ əl, ˌhɛm ə-/ adjective 1. cold-blooded; poikilothermal.