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Definition of the adjective acaulescent

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  1. (of plants) having no apparent stem above ground

Alternative definition of the adjective acaulescent


  1. [botany] Having no stem or caulis, or only a very short one concealed in the ground.

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Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

acaulescent. Applied to plants that lack a stem or in which the stem is very short or hidden underground. accessory bud An additional bud that forms above, below, or.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Perennial herb, acaulescent, succulent leaves arranged in a basal rosette, leaf margins armed with sharp dark brown teeth, branched inflorescence, flowers pale pink to red, bee plant See Tijdschr. Natuurk. Wetensch. Kunsten 14: 57, 137.

Google previewA Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences (1844)

by Richard Dennis Hoblyn

Acaulescent. Stemless ; applied to a plant in which the stem is apparently absent, and the leaves'seem to rise from the root, as in emeus acaulis. Accumbent. Lying against any thing, as the edges of the cotyledons against the radicle in some ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology (2003)

by S. Choudhary

acaulescent : Describes a plant that ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

( acaulescent seed capsule) Papaversomniferum var.glabra (produces an especially high-quality opium; Macmillan 1991,417*) Papaver somniferum var. hortense Huss.

Google previewLeung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients (2011)

Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed

Plantago ovata is stemless (acaulescent) or nearly so; itis native to the Mediterranean, NorthAfrica, and western Asia; extensively cultivated in India and Pakistan. Plantago psyllium and P. indica have erect and branched stems; native to the ...

Google previewDictionary of Natural Resource Management (2011)

by Katherine Dunster

acaulescent Stemless or apparently so. A stem is usually present, but subterranean or very short. It is a descriptive rather than morphological term.

Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Biology (2000)

by Blackie

Acaulescent A plant that has no stem or appears to have no stem though it may be hidden underground. Access site The vein tapped for vascular access in hemodialysis treatments. For patients with temporary treatment needs, access to the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ACAULESCENT Adj. (Latin, a = without + caulis = stem.) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Acaulescent, almost stemless ; acaulis (Lat. ), without visible stem. Accessory branch, bud, supernumerary in same axil, see Buds ; organs of flower, the perianth. Acclimatisation, adaptation to new climate. Accrescent, enlarged and persistent.

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biotechnology (2005)

Acaulescent : A plant that is stemless. The word acauline is also used. ACC synthase : Abbreviation for 1- aminocyclopropane-1- carboxylase. The enzyme catalyses 2 • Encyclopaedic Dictionary ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Acaulescent,akawles′ent, adj. withouta stalk:(bot.) having no stem aboveground ,or only averyshort one.— Also Acau′lous. [a,neg.,L.caulis, astalk, formed on pattern of Arborescent.] Accable, akkā′bl,v.t. (obs.)tocrush,to encumber.

Google previewA dictionary of scientific terms (1953)

by I. F. Henderson

neming-without a stalk; acaulescent (00A). stemma (stëm'ä) n.

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