Advertisement

cauline (adj.)

"pertaining to or growing on a stem," 1756, from Latin caulis "stalk" (see cole (n.1) ).

Others are reading

Advertisement
Definitions of cauline from WordNet

cauline (adj.)
especially of leaves; growing on a stem especially on the upper part of a stem;
cauline leaves
cauline (adj.)
(of plants) producing a well-developed stem above ground;
Synonyms: caulescent / stemmed
From wordnet.princeton.edu