acaulescent

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a·cau·les·cent

 (ā′kô-lĕs′ənt)
adj. Botany
Stemless or apparently so.

acaulescent

(ˌækɔːˈlɛsənt) (eɪˈkɔːləs) or

acaulous

adj
(Botany) having no visible stem or a very short one

ac•au•les•cent

(ˌæk ɔˈlɛs ənt, ˌeɪ kɔ-)

adj.
(of a plant) lacking a visible stem.
[1850–55]
ac`au•les′cence, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.acaulescent - (of plants) having no apparent stem above ground
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
caulescent, cauline, stemmed - (of plants) producing a well-developed stem above ground
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