Sentence Examples with the word indian cress

In the violet the calycine segments are prolonged downwards beyond their insertions, and in the Indian cress (Tropaeolum) this prolongation is in the form of a spur (calcar), formed by three sepals; in Delphinium it is formed by one.

In some cases, however, the veins spread at right angles to the stalk, forming a peltate leaf as in Indian cress (fig.