Caudices
Caudex Cau"dex, n.; pl. L. {Caudices}, E. {Caudexes}. [L.] (Bot.) The stem of a tree., esp. a stem without a branch, as of a palm or a tree fern; also, the perennial rootstock of an herbaceous plant. [1913 Webster]

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  • caudices — n. thick trunk of a tree (mainly of palms) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Caudex — A caudex (plural: caudices) is a form of stem morphology appearing as a persistent, spheroid enlargement (frequently woody, and non photosynthetic) of the root crown or stem axis of an otherwise herbaceous stem. Caudices may extend below ground.… …   Wikipedia

  • Caudex — de Jatropha catharica. El caudex (plural: caudices), también conocido como lignotubérculo es un término botánico describiendo una forma de morfología de tallo que aparece como una persistente, alargamiento esferoide frecuentemente leñoso, y no… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Caudex — Cau dex, n.; pl. L. {Caudices}, E. {Caudexes}. [L.] (Bot.) The stem of a tree., esp. a stem without a branch, as of a palm or a tree fern; also, the perennial rootstock of an herbaceous plant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caudexes — Caudex Cau dex, n.; pl. L. {Caudices}, E. {Caudexes}. [L.] (Bot.) The stem of a tree., esp. a stem without a branch, as of a palm or a tree fern; also, the perennial rootstock of an herbaceous plant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caudex — noun (plural caudices or caudexes) Etymology: Latin, tree trunk or stem Date: circa 1797 1. the stem of a palm or tree fern 2. the woody base of a perennial plant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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