cauliflorous

adjective

cau·​li·​flo·​rous
¦kȯlə¦flōrəs
: producing flowers from the main stem or older branches
the redbud, chocolate tree, and many tropical trees are cauliflorous
cauliflory
ˈ⸗⸗ˌ⸗rē
noun
plural -es

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary caul- + -florous

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“Cauliflorous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cauliflorous. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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