caulicle


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caulicle

(ˈkɔːlɪkəl) or

cauliculus

n, pl -icles or -iculi (-ˈɪkjʊˌlaɪ)
(Botany) botany a small stalk or stem
[C17: from Latin cauliculus, from caulis stem]
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edulis in different levels of luminosity, it was observed greater growth of the caulicle in the range of irradiation from 20% to 80%.
However, during the period of lower precipitation and high temperatures the average diameter was reduced while the growth of the caulicle remained constant.