American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, having, or growing on a stem. Used especially of leaves arising from the upper part of a stem.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, of or belonging to a stem: as, cauline leaves.
- n. The coloring matter of red cabbage. It is largely used in the coloring of bogus wines.
- adj. Growing immediately on a caulis; of or pertaining to a caulis.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Bot.) Growing immediately on a caulis; of or pertaining to a caulis.
- adj. especially of leaves; growing on a stem especially on the upper part of a stem
- adj. (of plants) producing a well-developed stem above ground
- Latin caulis, stem + -ine1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Linnæus, Flora Suecica, 789, says that the flowers of it which have perfect corolla and full scent often bear no seed, but that the later 'cauline' blossoms, without petals, are fertile.”
“The stems may be simple or branched, in the large types reaching as much as I m in height; the basal leaves are long, often pinnately lobed and coarsely toothed, but sometimes are not serrated, while the cauline leaves are simple and linear.”
“The cauline leaves are stalked and diverge widely, which habit gives its name to the plant.”
“Page view page image: as a goose quil; it is simple and erect. its leaves are cauline, and spredding. the leaf [l] its are jointed & oppositly poinnate”
“The stem of the 2nd. is procumbent abo [u] t the size of the former, jointed and unbranched. it's leaves are cauline, compound and oppositely pinnate; the rib from 14 to 16 inches long celindric and smooth. the leafets 2 1/2 inches long and 1 inch wide. greatest width 1/2 inch from their base, to which they are regularly rounded, and from the same point tapering to an accute apex,”
“- The stem of the 2nd is procumbent abot the size of the former, jointed and unbranched. it's leaves are cauline, compound and oppositely pinnate; the rib from 14 to 16 inches long celindric and smooth. the leafets”
“Simple and erect. its leaves are cauline, and Spredding. the leafits are jointed & oppositly poinnate 3 par and termonateing in one, cessile widest at the base and tapering to an accuminated point, an inch and”
“Delphinium viridescens most closely resembles Delphinium multiplex, but may be distinguished using the following characters: Delphinium viridescens is typically 3-5 feet tall; sepals are iridescent purplish-yellow or greenish-yellow; and in some instances, the degree of basal and cauline leaf dissection has been observed to be greater in Delphinium viridescens, although immature specimens of Delphinium viridescens and Delphinium multiplex cannot readily be distinguished on this character.”
“Leaves cauline, 17-30 at anthesis; petiole 0. 2-8 cm.”
“* [[Leaves]]: Basal and lower cauline leaves long-petiolate, the blades up to 10 cm.”
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