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.
The pulpy, water storing tissue at the center of all succulent plants.
The persistent base of perennial herbs, usually only the part above ground.
Swollen stem base of a woody -based plant such as palms, cycads and some succulents.
persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant
woody stem of palms and tree ferns
The combined thickened stem and root.
a thick erect stock or trunk, especially of tree ferns.
n. (L. caudex, stem of a tree) the base of a perennial plant; the axis or stem of a woody plant, especially of a palm or tree fern.
The main stem of a plant at or just below the ground surface.
a short, thick, perennial stem, above or below ground.
a thick, erect trunk, especially of cycads.
A short, thick, vertical or branched perennial stem usually subterranean, or at ground level.
A short vertical, often woody, persistent stem at or just beneath the ground surface.