caudex of tree


caudex of tree
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  • 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 — 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 — [kô′deks΄] n. pl. caudices [kô′di sēz΄] or caudexes [L, tree trunk, log: see HEW] 1. the persistent stem of a perennial plant 2. the stem of a woody plant, esp. of a palm or tree fern …   English World dictionary

  • tree fern — noun any of numerous usually tropical ferns having a thick woody stem or caudex and a crown of large fronds; found especially in Australia and New Zealand; chiefly of the families Cyatheaceae and Marattiaceae but some from Polypodiaceae •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • caudex — /kaw deks/, n., pl. caudices / deuh seez /, caudexes. Bot. 1. the main stem of a tree, esp. a palm or tree fern. 2. the woody or thickened persistent base of an herbaceous perennial. [1820 30; < L: tree trunk; cf. CODEX] * * * …   Universalium

  • caudex — cau•dex [[t]ˈkɔ dɛks[/t]] n. pl. di•ces [[t] dəˌsiz[/t]] dex•es 1) bot the main stem of a tree, esp. a palm or tree fern 2) bot the woody or thickened persistent base of a nonwoody perennial • Etymology: 1820–30; < L: tree trunk …   From formal English to slang

  • 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

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

  • caudex — /ˈkɔdɛks/ (say kawdeks) noun (plural caudices /ˈkɔdəsiz/ (say kawduhseez) or caudexes) Botany 1. the axis of a plant, including both stem and root. 2. the woody or thickened persistent base of a herbaceous perennial. {Latin: tree trunk. See… …   Australian English dictionary

  • caudex — noun 1. persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant • Syn: ↑stock • Hypernyms: ↑stalk, ↑stem 2. woody stem of palms and tree ferns • Hypernyms: ↑stalk, ↑stem …   Useful english dictionary

  • kāu-, kǝu- —     kāu , kǝu     English meaning: to hit, cut     Deutsche Übersetzung: “hauen, schlagen”     Material: Lat. (with präsensbildendem d) cūdō, ere “hit, knock, stomp, prägen” (probably for *caudō after den viel frequent compound; compare) caudex,… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary


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