- n. Plural form of stipule.
“The leaves are bigger, tougher, and the appendages on either side of the stalk (which botanists call the stipules) more developed.”
“I want to stop smelling the basal stipules, pinnate leaflets, hypanthium and achenes.”
“Most bipinnate Acacia spp. are armed with thorns of various shapes and sizes, some of which are modified stipules at the base of the leaves.”
“Planchon  figures and describes a flower of _Drosera intermedia_ that had passed into a chloranthic condition, excepting the calyx, which was unchanged; the petals, like the valves of the ovary, were provided with stipules, and were circinate in vernation.”
“The stipules may also be fused together in different ways; their edges sometimes cohere between the leaf and the stem, and thus form a solitary intra-axillary stipule.”
“Another instance of the development of parts usually suppressed, is afforded by the bud-scales of _Magnolia fuscata_, which may sometimes be found with small but perfect leaves projecting from them, the leaf in this case being the lamina which is ordinarily abortive, while the scales are the representatives of the stipules.”
“This happens occasionally in _Berberis; _ a similar thing occurs in the stipules of some _Leguminosæ_; the scales of some begonias; the tendrils of _Bignonia_, _Cobæa_, &c.”
“I have met with instances of this kind in the common white clover, _Trifolium repens_, where on each side of the base of the petiole the stipules had the form just indicated.”
“The margins of the stipules are also occasionally united, so as to form”
“Each of the teeth of the calyx is represented by a long stalk, terminated by a single articulated leaflet, the bi-labiate form of the calyx is still recognisable; the two upper petals are united, the three lower separate; the tube of the calyx is not deformed and seems to be formed of the petioles of the sepals united by their stipules.”
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