Definition of acaulescent in English:

acaulescent

adjective

Botany
  • Apparently stemless; having a very short stem, or a stem concealed in the ground.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in American Journal of Science. From scientific Latin acaulescent-, acaulescens from a- + caulescent-, caulescens.

Pronunciation:

acaulescent

/(ˌ)eɪkɔːˈlɛsnt/