surculose

adjective
sur·cu·lose | \ˈsərkyəˌlōs\
variants: or surculous \-ləs \

Definition of surculose 

: having numerous branches arising from near the base a surculose coral : producing suckers

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History and Etymology for surculose

Latin surculosus, from surculus sucker + -osus -ose

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