Definition of caducous. Meaning of caducous. Synonyms of caducous

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Definition of caducous

Caducous
Caducous Ca*du"cous, [L. caducus falling, inclined to fall, fr. cadere to fall. See Cadence.] (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) Dropping off or disappearing early, as the calyx of a poppy, or the gills of a tadpole.

Meaning of caducous from wikipedia

- through the process of abscission. The lost structures are said to be caducous. Mani****tion of dehiscence can improve crop yield since a trait that causes...
- Brown Turkey, Brunswick, and Celeste are some representative cultivars. Caducous (or Smyrna) figs require cross pollination by the fig wasp with pollen...
- A****ual reproduction in liverworts: a caducous phylloid germinating...
- on the disk flowers of a pappus that is of two awn-like scales that are caducous (that is, easily detached and falling at maturity). Some species also have...
- clear yellow. Petioles slender, terete, enlarged at the base. Sti****s caducous. Flowers: April, May, before and with the leaves, papilionaceous. Perfect...
- The three types of sti****s according to duration are caducous, deciduous and persistent. Caducous sti****s fall off before the leaf unfolds, while deciduous...
- said to be caducous, but that term can apply to any organ that is shed early, not only leaves; for example, many Geraniums have caducous stamens. The...
- 2-4, lanceolate ligulate, green with purple base, to 50 mm × 4 mm, early caducous, distally decreasing in size, flowers clustered 5–7 cm near the top the...
- (perigonium) and biseriate (two whorled), formed from six free (i.e. apotepalous) caducous tepals arranged into two separate whorls of three parts (trimerous) each...
- obovate, lobed, and fringed, membranous, hairy or smooth, and usually caducous. The male flowers are without calyx or corolla, and comprise a group of...
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