cauliflorous

adjective
cau·​li·​flo·​rous | \ ¦kȯlə¦flōrəs \

Definition of cauliflorous

: producing flowers from the main stem or older branches the redbud, chocolate tree, and many tropical trees are cauliflorous

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Other Words from cauliflorous

cauliflory \ ˈ⸗⸗ˌ⸗rē \ noun, plural -es

History and Etymology for cauliflorous

International Scientific Vocabulary caul- + -florous

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“Cauliflorous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cauliflorous. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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