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cespitose

[′ses·pə‚tōs]
(botany)
Tufted; growing in tufts, as grass.
Having short stems forming a dense turf.
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Gregarious in cespitose clusters on hardwood logs, stumps and branches.
Gregarious to densely cespitose on decaying hardwood.
Within each growth form, the species are classified as either solitary or cespitose.
Large cespitose palms are usually in low density in terra firme forests.
The cespitose Euterpe oleracea forms dense stands in coastal swamps under tidal influence in the Amazon estuary (Anderson, 1988) as well as in the Orinoco delta (Gonzalez Boscan, 1987).
Astrocaryum jauari, a cespitose Large tall-stemmed Palm is found throughout the Amazon and Orinoco basins in riparian forests that are flooded several months each year; here, it may form dense stands along black-water rivers (Rio Negro in Brazil and Venezuela, Rio Nanay in Peru).