mucilaginous gland

mu·ci·lag·i·nous gland

obsolete term for one of the synovial villi, posited to secrete the synovia.
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Sporting bright purple flowers, common butterworts are sometimes called bog-violets, however, they are not violets and have stalked, mucilaginous glands on their leaves, similar to sundews, though smaller.