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Synonyms: Unbranched, Branchless, Unbranching, Single stemmed, Single headed
     
  Without branches, a plant with an unbranched stem. For example a palm tree, or a solitary (Single stemmed) cactus or a solitary rosette.  
     

Antonyms: branched, clustering, clumping

Solitary habit   [ Habit of growth - Botany]
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Synonym: Branchless or Unbranched Habit)
     
  An unbranched or solitary  habit is a vegetative features that describe a  plant having a single stem without secondary branches.  
     
Left:  Echinocactus grusonii var. brevispinusA solitary (unbranched) cactus.
   
 

 

 

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