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caudex

[′kȯ‚deks]
(botany)
The main axis of a plant, including stem and roots.
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It is a piece of carbonized fern caudex collected from excavations at Site 4916 in a sand dune near the mouth of Pololu Valley, Kohala, Hawai'i Island (Field and Graves 2008).
Arborescent habit means that the corm have the habit of a small "palm" tree, with an obvious caudex, and a crown of large fronds; we include here also sub-arborescent forms, since the length of the erect rhizome may vary from 60-120cm and up to 2-3m.
Fruits dehiscent; plants annual or biennial, rarely perennial with caudex; fruiting racemes strongly elongated 5 3(2).
An evergreen succulent, this drought-tolerant plant is notable for its swollen, woody caudex (stem).
benitomartinezii Habito herbacea perenne, rastrera Tallo caudex estriado Peciolo largo (cm) (2.5-)5-16 pubescencia hirsuta a esparcidamente hirsuta, glabrescente Lamina foliar forma ovada a ovado-lanceolada largo (cm) 1.5-8 ancho (cm) 1-4.5 base redondeada a ligeramente cordada pubescencia haz glabro, enves hirtulo a glabrescente nerviacion 3-nervada en la base Inflorescencia tipo cima escorpioidea Pedunculo pubescencia glabra a escasamente pilosa bracteas ausentes Pedicelo capilar largo (cm) 2-5(7) pubescencia pilosa Divisiones del caliz largo (mm) 2 ancho (mm) 0.50 pubescencia estrigosa en la cara externa, glabrescente en la interna Corola tubo largo (mm) ca.
A resilient and rugged grower that is loved for its unusual caudex and bright, cheery flowers that adorn the plant in spring.
Lakeside daisy (Tetraneuris herbacea Greene) is an herbaceous, thick-rooted, spring-blooming, polycarpic perennial herb in the family Asteraceae characterized by a short, fibrous-rooted caudex; tufted, oblanceolate, puncate, basal leaves, 1-8 cm long and 2-10 mm wide, and a solitary head terminating a scape up to 25 cm in length (Wunderlin 1971, Gleason and Cronquist 1991).
Hierba perenne, 30-60 cm de altitud, caudex perenne, 8-10 cm de largo.
Nubia has a shy foreign accent, Jonathan's father sounds old and wise, Caudex the servant sounds old and sleepy, and the grieving father is mad with woe.