cauline


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cauline

(of leaves) borne on the aerial and mainly upper part of the stem of a plant.
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Cauline leaf reduced at one bract, in the distal third of the stem, 2.5-9.5 x 0.05-0.2 cm, at the base sheathing the base of spathes.
This species has the largest cauline leaves of the scariosa varieties, 2 to 5 cm wide, which differentiates it from the eastern L.
Leaves basal and cauline, the lowest with much reduced blades, 3-ranked; sheath present, glabrous to pubescent; blades usually well developed, linear to filiform, midvein prominent; contra-ligule usually prolonged beyond top of sheath.
Leaf simple opposite, decussate, cauline, exstipulate, petiole short, flattened, glabrous, pulvinous to sheathing base Flower bisexual, typically zygomorphic, complete, erect, sessile, hypogynous.
Traditionally, the characteristics of involucel bracts and cauline leaves were the major identified characteristics of these three species.
Flower Flower Type size (44) position Leaves pho big flowers apical radical leaves numerous, cauline leaves (if present) not numerous Me tog mo small flowers not apical little differencein glang the number of sna radical leaves and cauline leaves ma ning intermediate apical/ not leaves similar to mo size between apical or pho or to both pho and mo
Leaves radical as well as cauline; radical ones rosulate, linear to oblong-oblanceolate, 5-10 X 0.5-1.5 cm, entire-crenate, cormate at base, slightly reflexed at margins, single veined, acute; cauline leaves, opposite decussate, smaller, in pairs, linear-oblong, 2-5 X 0.3-0.6cm, entire, acute, reflexed at margins, each pair connate at base and forming a 0.4-1.0 cm long tube.
New data are presented for organically paired, suggested triplet, and axially or cauline borne trigonocarpalean ovules from the Sydney Coalfield, Nova Scotia.
The position of the axillary bud is described as cauline in origin and cauline in ultimate position.
To worship the arachnid e-glandular hairs that tangle to a snow-white density the abaxial surface of the lanceolate, cauline, petiolate leaves In the reductionism it is still possible to see the wonder That the beautiful exclusive terms define so precisely.
Their functions are carried out by modified shoots and stems or by leaves modified as though they were shoots of cauline origin.