HyperDic: simple_leaf

English > 1 sense of the expression simple leaf:
NOUNplantsimple leafa leaf that is not divided into parts
English > simple leaf: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningA leaf that is not divided into parts.
Narroweracerate leaf, needleThe leaf of a conifer
acuminate leafA leaf narrowing to a slender point
cordate leafA heart-shaped leaf
cuneate leafA wedge-shaped leaf having the acute angle at the base
deltoid leafA simple leaf shaped like a capital delta
elliptic leafA simple leaf shaped like an ellipse
ensiform leafA sword-shaped leaf
hastate leafA leaf shaped like a spearhead with flaring pointed lobes at the base
lanceolate leafA leaf shaped like a lance head
linear leaf, elongate leafA long slender leaf
lyrate leafA simple leaf having curvature suggestive of a lyre
oblanceolate leafA leaf having a rounded apex and tapering base
oblong leafA simple leaf that is rounded at each end with parallel sides
obovate leafAn egg-shaped leaf with the narrower end at the base
obtuse leafA simple leaf having a rounded or blunt tip
orbiculate leafCircular or nearly circular leaf
ovate leafAn egg-shaped leaf with the broader end at the base
pandurate leaf, panduriform leafA fiddle-shaped leaf
peltate leafA shield-shaped leaf
perfoliate leafA leaf with the base united around--and apparently pierced by--the stem
reniform leafA simple kidney-shaped leaf
sagittate-leaf, sagittiform leafA leaf shaped like an arrow head
spatulate leafspatula-shaped leaf
Broaderleaf, leafage, foliageThe main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
Spanishhoja simple
Catalanfulla simple

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