Definition of Cataphylls

1. Noun. (plural of cataphyll) ¹



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Definition of Cataphylls

1. cataphyll [n] - See also: cataphyll

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cataphylls

cataphonic
cataphonics
cataphor
cataphora
cataphoras
cataphoreses
cataphoresis
cataphoretic
cataphoric
cataphract
cataphractic
cataphracts
cataphyll
cataphyllary leave
cataphylls (current term)
cataphysical
cataplasia
cataplasm
cataplasms
cataplastic
cataplectic
catapleiite
cataplexies
cataplexy
catapuce
catapult
catapulted
catapulter
catapulters

Literary usage of Cataphylls

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"Yet it has been possible to change scale leaves (cataphylls) and sporophylls into foliage leaves, inflorescences into vegetative shoots and, vice versa, ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"... plates of thick-walled cells; stomata of the green twigs situated at the bottom of deep narrow pits; and seedlings with spirally arranged cataphylls, ..."

3. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences by Washington Academy of Sciences (1915)
"... rarely 7-8) ovary with numerous ovules in each cell, in the subglobose stalked pulp vesicles, in the presence of cataphylls in the seedling, ..."

4. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"... which in old age becomes deeply fissured by the formation of bark ; resting buds are enclosed in hard scaly cataphylls, and are also SCHIMPER 0 O ..."

5. A Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger (1898)
"... inconspicuous flowers, in which a perianth is either entirely absent or only represented by scale-like cataphylls, the flowers of the Angiosperms have a ..."

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