acaulescent


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acaulescent

adjective Referring to a stemless or seemingly stemless plant.
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glaucescens (sometimes found as Medium-sized palms); Small acaulescent Palms: SAm--Acrocomia emensis, A.
These five species are small acaulescent palms with very short leaves (usually less than 1,5 m long).
It includes two species: Astrocaryum paramaca, an acaulescent palm with large leaves, and A.
Astrocaryum sociale, an acaulescent species with large leaves, is common in the central region of the Amazon basin (Brazil, Amazonas and west of Para).
Acaulescent palms with large leaves; inflorescence erect; fruit with a crown of black bristles in the distal third--Astrocarym paramaca
weberbaueri has been described as acaulescent, but recent observations of this species in Junin and Pasco (Peru) showed that although it actually begins to flower at an acaulescent stage, it eventually develops a short aerial trunk, obscured by persistent leaf bases.
Attalea plowmanii is very distinctive by its acaulescent habit, and has been later found in Colombia (Galeano and Bernal, 2002).
of closely related, mostly acaulescent taxa that is distributed through
Stems arborescent or acaulescent, to 2 m tall, 25-30 cm diam.
Stems arborescent or acaulescent, developing an elongate, often
mostly acaulescent taxa (Section Stangerioides), this species is
obliqua are arborescent, in contrast to the acaulescent stems of Z.