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Tufted  [ Botany ]

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Synonyms: Basally brancing, Caespitose, Clustered, Clumped
Noun: Tuft
     
  A growth habit: Of plants having many stems growing in clusters which are attached at the base and free at the ends.  
     
Caespitose: growing in small dense clumps or tufts with many short, crowded branches all arising from about the same point.

See: Growth habit

 

 

Left: A tuft of stapelia grandiflora

     

 

 

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