Definition of Caudicles
1. caudicle [n] - See also: caudicle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caudicles
Literary usage of Caudicles
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Charles Darwin's Works by Charles Darwin (1877)
"Structure of the column and pollinia—Importance of the elasticity of the pedicel; its power of movement—Elasticity and strength of the caudicles—Calanthe ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"... mixed with slender glandular hairs above: Ivs. of the caudicles ... columnar caudicles which are densely imbricate with persistent old Ivs.: fl. ..."
3. The Orchids of New England: A Popular Monograph by Henry Ives Baldwin (1884)
"I had often observed a cloudy appearance in the middle of the translucent caudicles in certain species ; and on carefully opening several ..."
4. Contributions from the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1902)
"and somewhat bent or dented at the middle ; the caudicles are apparently winged and the corpuscle is oblong, also appearing as if winged. ..."
5. Report of the Marlborough College Natural History Society (founded April 9th by Marlborough College Natural History Society (1865)
"To begin with the genus Cattleya, In these orchids the pollen is arranged in waxy masses, with caudicles as usual, but not attached to the ..."
6. Report of the Marlborough College Natural History Society (founded April 9th by Marlborough College Natural History Society (1865)
"The caudicles of the pollinia at first lie in grooves in the pollen masses, ... Mr. Darwin found that though some caudicles were easily ruptured, others, ..."
7. The Fertilisation of Flowers by Hermann Müller, D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, Charles Darwin (1883)
"The two pollinia lie within the loculi, quite unattached except at the ends of their caudicles, which adhere to the upper surface of the rostellum. ..."