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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