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Synonyms for caducous

shed at an early stage of development

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Indumentum pubescent, constituted of trichomes glandular and tector, thin, whitish brown to black, sessile an flexible, erect and wavy, sparse, 1-1.5 mm long, caducous on the old parts, eventually persistent, discreetly viscose on the young branches, distributed on the branches, stipules, petioles, margin and midrib with leaflets, bracts, sepals, ovary and legumes.
We observed some intermediate leaf forms with caducous hairs, and these were identified as the glabrous variety in vegetation analyses.
Leaves reduced, linear-oblong to linear-lanceolate, caducous Aphyllocladus 20b.
due to the possession of caducous leaves and long attachment of the leaf lobule to the stem.
Leaves alternate, reduced, early caducous; sessile; blades linear-oblong to linear-ovate, pinnately or three- to five-veined, margin entire, subglabrous to lanuginous on both surfaces.
Leaves caducous; plants flowering in the leafless condition; pappus connate basally, deciduous as a ring, bristles barbellate to plumose Wunderlichia 1b.
Leaves alternate, deciduous; commonly petiolate; blades ovate to orbicular, coriaceous, less commonly chartaceous, caducous, pinnately veined, margin entire, both surfaces densely tomentose to glabrate.
Flowers solitary or in short terminal racemes; bracts present, usually caducous; bracteoles small and paired.
Leaves simple and entire, normally petiolate, rarely sessile, usually opposite, rarely alternate or whorled; stipules absent or small and caducous, almost always with toothlike colleters in axil of leaf, sometimes on petiole, in a cluster adaxially at juncture of petiole and base of lamina or along midrib above, rarely with domatia abaxially in axils of veins.