Caudate – with a tail like appendage
Bacciferous – bearing berries
Anemochore – A plant whose seeds or fruits are dispersed by the wind.
Who knew there even was a word called ‘cauliflory’ – ah ha! something to do with cauliflowers I guessed. Wrong………my new book defines it as “The production of flowers on the trunk and branches of trees rather than at the ends of twigs” so now you know. I wonder if the Brazil Nut tree is cauliflorus?
The book is called ‘The Cambridge Illustrated Glossary of Botanical Terms’ by Michael Hickey and Clive King. What a brilliant book and some amazing words. I wonder what the word really is to describe a cauliflower…………………..