nudicaul

adjective

nu·​di·​caul
ˈn(y)üdəˌkȯl
variants or nudicaulous
¦⸗⸗¦kȯləs
: having leafless stems

Word History

Etymology

nudicaul from (assumed) New Latin nudicaulis, from nudi- + Latin caulis stem; nudicaulous from nudi- + caul- + -ous

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“Nudicaul.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nudicaul. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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