adjective Botany.
having an obvious stem rising above the ground.

1785–95; < Latin caul(is) a stalk, stem + -escent Unabridged
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caulescent (kɔːˈlɛsənt)
having a stem clearly visible above the ground
[C18: from Latin caulis stalk]

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Plants caulescent, the leaves and flowers borne on a stem.
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