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  • adj. Giving rise to a stalk or stem

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, same as caulescent.


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  • According to OED, cauliferous means producing or having a stem or stalk.

    February 2, 2012

  • Me neither, but it looks like the tagger is also correct...numerous web references to plants/trees with flowers or fruit that grow from the side of a stem, branch, or trunk.

    June 11, 2009

  • Wasn't me....

    June 10, 2009

  • Are you sure, tagger? The O.E.D. definition is 'producing or having a stem or stalk'.

    June 10, 2009