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

cauliflory

noun, plural -es

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Origin and Etymology of cauliflorous

International Scientific Vocabulary caul- + -florous


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