cauliflory

cau·li·flor·y (kôʹlə-flôr'ē, -flōr'ē) n.
The production of flowers and fruits on the older branches or trunks of woody plants, such as the redbud, and many mostly tropical plants, including cacao.
  [From Latin caulis, stem + flōs, flōr-, flower; see flower.]   cauʹli·flor'ous adj.

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