Definition of Caudicle. Meaning of Caudicle. Synonyms of Caudicle

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Definition of Caudicle

Caudicle
Caudicle Cau"di*cle, Caudicula Cau*dic"u*la, n. [Dim. of L. cauda tail, appendage.] (Bot.) A slender, elastic process, to which the masses of pollen in orchidaceous plants are attached.

Meaning of Caudicle from wikipedia

- insect. Some orchid genera have mealy pollinia. These are tapering into a caudicle (stalk), attached to the viscidium. They extend into the middle section...
- filament which can take the form of a caudicle, as in Dactylorhiza or Habenaria, or a stipe, as in Vanda. Caudicles or stipes hold the pollinia to the viscidium...
- stalk that sometimes supports a flower's ovary. In orchids, the stipe or caudicle is the stalk-like support of the pollinia. It is a non-viscid band or strap...
- nonconcatenative †catēnula catēnul- cauda caud-, cod- tail cauda, caudal, caudate, caudicle, coda, codetta, curvicaudate, dequeue, enqueue, queue †caudicula caudicul-...
- m**** of waxy pollen or of coherent pollen grains. The pollinia are with caudicle and viscidium or without. The stigma are entire or three-lobed; a beak...
- at the base. It also has two pollinia attached by long and prominent caudicles (not stipes), to a distinct sticky disc. Liparis pingxiangensis is a terrestrial...
- 9 mm (0.16 to 0.35 in) from its base. Attached to the viscidium via the caudicle is the pollinia. Upon removing its proboscis from the flower, the pollinarium...
- pollinium 1.2 x 1.5 mm, cleft, attached by a thin transparent and elastic caudicle to transparent stipe; stipe thin and roughly triangular, folded at base...
- i.e. a m**** of waxy pollen or of coherent pollen grains; pollinia with caudicle and viscidium or without; stigma entire or 3-lobed; rostellum present;...
- purple, apical, bearing six pollinia, four small and two large, hold by a caudicle similar to the ones of Leptotes. Loefgrenianthus blanche-amesiae blooms...
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