Cespitose meaning

sĕspĭ-tōs
Growing in tufts or clumps.
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Growing in dense, matlike clumps without creeping stems, as moss, grass, etc.
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(botany) Having the form of a piece of turf, i.e. many stems from one rootstock or from many entangled rootstocks or roots.
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Origin of cespitose

  • New Latin caespitōsus from Latin caespes caespit- turf

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin caespes (“turf”).

    From Wiktionary