Hesperochiron - H. pumilus, a pretty Californian rock plant, is stemless, dwarf in growth, with leaves borne on slender stalks, forming a rosulate tuft.
Meconopsis Horridula - A little plant found at a great height in the Himalayas, growing as almost stemless tufts of lanceolate leaves, covered densely with prickles; the short stems bear bluish-purple flowers about an inch and a half wide.
F. ramosa, bearing white or pink flowers, and having a short stem, differs from F. appendiculata, which is stemless, and has flowers deeper in color than the others.
Wulfenia - W. carinthiaca is a dwarf, almost stemless evergreen herb, bearing in summer showy spikes, 12 to 18 inches high, of drooping purplish-blue flowers.
Stemless wine glasses are the traditional wine glass in Italy.