Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • adj

Synonyms for cauline

(of plants) producing a well-developed stem above ground

especially of leaves

Related Words


References in periodicals archive ?
The best approximation in answer to their question is as yet supplied by the three cauline specimens described.
non auriculate) middle and upper cauline leaves, narrowly winged fruiting pedicels pubescent all around (vs.
5 cm, persistent, only slightly flattened at base; blade oblanceolate, 2-5 mm wide, entire or serrulate, puberulent at margin; lowermost cauline leaves shortly petiolate to subsessile, not auriculate at base; middle and upper cauline leaves entire or few toothed, oblong, minutely auriculate at base.
Basal leaves not seen; middle cauline leaves sessile or short petiolate, linear or linear-lanceolate, 3-8 cm x 2-7 mm, entire or rarely dentate; uppermost leaves sessile, narrower, entire.
llatasii); cauline leaves long petiolate (petiole 1-7 cm long); plants 1-8 m tall (sometimes shorter in some plants of P.
Basal leaves sessile, rosulate, simple, entire, awl-shaped or linear and grass-like, thick, parallel-veined; cauline leaves sessile, not auriculate at base, similar to basal ones but smaller, glabrous or pubescent.
It is suggested that the nature of the primary vascular system indicates that this plant had a relatively low degree of organ differentiation and that it constituted a primitive branching axis exhibiting an early stage of foliar and cauline differentiation.
Plants subscapose; cauline leaves absent; fruits linear-oblong S.
as well as bracteose, cauline leaves that are sessile on the rhizome,
Our analyses suggest that ancestral Gunnera was a small, sympodially branching, cauline herb, producing axes in the axils of its leaves, lacking stolons, and with isophyllous, opposite leaves.
Carter; with entire rosette and cauline leaves (Prince &
Sigiliaria was a tree about 15 m tall, with both terminal and cauline lateral branches, and Chaloneria was a small-bodied s hrub about 0.
Branches vascularized by two bundles that are derived from cauline bundles that flank the orthostichy of the subtending leaf: 0 = absent; 1 = present.
The cauline and foliar endodermis usually remains at stage 1, advances to stage 2 in a few species, but rarely reaches stage 3.
A more subtle disagreement concerns the nature of the earliest stage of leaf development and the related question of the boundary between foliar and cauline tissues at the base of the leaf primordium.