Definition of Calycule
1. a cuplike structure [n -S]
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Literary usage of Calycule
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1. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Joseph Decaisne, Emmanuel Le Maout (1876)
"22-", 227) has, outside the five-fid calyx, a calycule of three bracts, ... 228), and which alternate with the five sepals, are not a calycule of bracts but ..."
2. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"... a eini?le series of si-ales of equal length, •which are often surrounded at the base by a number of narrow bracts to which the name calycule is given. ..."
3. The Useful Plants of India: With Notices of Their Chief Value in Commerce by Heber Drury (1873)
"... shorter than the leaves ; berries globose, red when ripe ; floriferous calycule in the hermaphrodite, 4-lobed. li'iy/it Jcon. 1934.—RO.I-ÌI. FI. Ind. i. ..."
4. Flora Hongkongensis: A Description of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of the by George. Bentham (1861)
"When several very small bracts are placed round the base of a calyx or of an involucre, they have been termed a calycule, and the calyx or involucre said to ..."
5. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel (1874)
"(dim. of Ае[ф) Bot. a little calyx, calycule. Aeld), ä. I. (sir.) m. I. cup; 2. ..."
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