: lacking the capacity of reproduction until an axis of the third order is attained
used of plants (as the common plantain) in which the primary axis produces foliage leaves, the secondary axis bracteal leaves, and the tertiary axis the flowers
compare diplocaulescent, haplocaulescent

Word History


tripl- + caulescent

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“Triplocaulescent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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