caulicle

noun
cau·​li·​cle | \ˈkȯlə̇kəl\
plural -s

Definition of caulicle 

: a rudimentary stem specifically : the stem of an embryo or young seedling

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History and Etymology for caulicle

Latin cauliculus, diminutive of caulis stem, stalk

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