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adj. Botany
Having a well-developed aboveground stem.

[Latin caulis, stem + -escent.]


(Botany) botany having a stem clearly visible above the ground
[C18: from Latin caulis stalk]
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Adj.1.caulescent - (of plants) producing a well-developed stem above ground
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
acaulescent, stemless - (of plants) having no apparent stem above ground
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kuehhasii habit, long caulescent with clustered branching, see figure xx (note one 2-petaled flower).
Herbs perennial, scapose or caulescent, with simple to few branched stems.
However, more material was needed to complete the description, especially because the rosette did not show whether it is a caulescent or acaulescent plant.
Herbs caulescent, stout to cushion-like, annual or perennial, rarely shrubs, monoecious, gynodioecious, or dioecious.
Herbs postrate, caulescent to semi-acaulescent, perennial.