Definition of Ligular
1. ligula [adj] - See also: ligula
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ligular
Literary usage of Ligular
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Morphology of Spermatophytes by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1901)
"... attention to a similar condition of things in the leaves of Isoetes and Selaginella. Such a ligular placenta does not appear in certain groups, ..."
2. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. by American Entomological Society (1892)
"The ligular structure,-- are seen a little interior and behind the palpi. Turning this structure so as to view it from the ..."
3. Text-book of Botany: Morphological and Physiological by Julius Sachs (1875)
"... must be mentioned Stipules, ligular structures, and hood-like outgrowths. Stipules may be considered as lateral branches of the leaves which arise at ..."
4. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands: A Description of Their Phanerogams and by William Hillebrand (1888)
"Florets either all hermaphrodite, with corolla ligular (heads ... or male and tubular, and those of the circumference female, either ligular (in ..."
5. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"These ligular formations are undoubtedly new formations upon the leaf- surface, ... The ligular formations of these palms lead us on to the stipels of some ..."
6. Morphology of Spermatophytes by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1901)
"... scale a ligular outgrowth from it, calling attention to a similar ... Such a ligular placenta does not appear in certain groups, ..."
7. Flora Telluriana by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque (1836)
"Corollas of the tubular or irregular. but none ligular— Types ... all the corollas ligular—Types Taraxacum, ..."