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caulescent

[kȯ′les·ənt]
(botany)
Having an aboveground stem.
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Function of dead leaves in Espeletia schultzii (Compositae), and Andean caulescent rosette species.
Temporal changes in local spatial structure of late-successional species: establishment of an Andean caulescent rosette plant.
Plant terrestrial, 100-130 cm including the inflorescence, caulescent, stem 15-20 cm long.
Leaf gas exchange in Espeletia schultzii a giant caulescent rosette plant along an altitudinal gradient in the Venezuelan Andes.
Begonia tonduzii (section Doratometra, Burt-Utley 1985) is a caulescent shrub, found in Costa Rica and Panama at midelevations (500-1200 m) (Smith and Schubert 1958).
Herbs postrate, caulescent to semi-acaulescent, perennial.
Herbs perennial, caulescent to acaulescent, scapose.
Plant terrestrial or saxicolous, forming sparse groups hanging in a perpendicular-ascending angle in very steep to nearly vertical shaded slopes, long caulescent and propagating by short aggregated shoots sparsely distributed along the naked portion of the stem, flowering 140-250 cm tall, including the naked portion of the 60-180 x 1-1.
The stems are often subterranean or very shortly caulescent,