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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 Botanical Terms (1892)

by Arthur Alger Crozier


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 previewDictionary for Managing Trees in Urban Environments (2009)

by Danny B Draper, Peter A Richards

See also Acaulescent. Cauliflorous Trees where the flowers or inflorescences arise from the trunk or branches, not from apical buds or axillary buds. Cauliflory Flowers or inflorescences arising from the trunk or branches. Cavity A usually ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

(acaulescent seed capsule) Papaver somniferum var. glabra (produces an especially high-quality opium; Macmillan ...

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 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 Chemical Terms (1920)

by James Fitton Couch

Acaulescent. (bot.) Nearly or completely stemless. Acceleration. The rate of change of the velocity of a chemical reaction. When the acceleration is positive the reaction is increasing, when negative the reaction is diminishing in velocity.

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 previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

frutescent, incessant, increscent, liquescent, pearlescent, pubescent, putrescent, quiescent, rufescent, senescent, suppressant, tumescent, turgescent, virescent acaulescent, acquiescent, adolescent, arborescent, coalescent, convalescent, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Supplement (1910)

by William Dwight Whitney

They are nearly or quite acaulescent perennial ...

Google previewA dictionary of terms used in medicine and the collateral sciences (1856)

by Richard Dennis Hoblyn

Acaulescent. Stemless ; a term applied to certain plants, of which the stem is so short as to be almost reduced to nothing. The term subcaulescent would be preferable in these cases. ACAWERIA .

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology (2003)

by S. Choudhary

acaulescent : Describes a plant that ...

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