noun, plural cau·di·ces [kaw-duh-seez], /ˈkɔ dəˌsiz/, cau·dex·es.Botany.
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Caudex arhorescens cicatricibus basibusve foliorum exasperatus?
Caudex arborescens erectus simplicissimus cylindraceus, 6-18-pedes altus, crassitie femoris.
The striking resemblance of Kingia, in caudex and leaves, to Xanthorrhoea, cannot fail to suggest its affinity to that genus also.
The name of a book, caudex, codex, was first given to these tabellae when they were strung together to form a square book.Old English Libraries|Ernest Savage
The stem is short or entirely wanting, arising from a long and thick caudex.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard