HyperDic: unsubdivided

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ADJECTIVEallunsubdivided, simple(botany) of leaf shapes
English > unsubdivided: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaning(botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions.
Categorybotany, phytologyThe branch of biology that studies plants
Narroweracerate, acerose, acicular, needle-shapedNarrow and long and pointed
acuminate(of a leaf shape) narrowing to a slender point
apiculate(of a leaf shape) having a short sharply pointed tip
caudate(of a leaf shape) tapering gradually into a long taillike tip
cordate, heart-shaped, cordiform(of a leaf) shaped like a heart
cuneate, wedge-shaped(of a leaf shape) narrowly triangular, wider at the apex and tapering toward the base
deltoidTriangular or suggesting a capital delta, with a point at the apex
dolabriform, dolabrateHaving the shape of the head of an ax or cleaver
elliptic(of a leaf shape) in the form of an ellipse
ensiform, sword-shaped, swordlike, bladelikeshaped like a sword blade
five-needled(of conifers) having five needles
four-needled(of conifers) having four needles
hastate, spearhead-shaped(of a leaf shape) like a spear point, with flaring pointed lobes at the base
lanceolate, lancelike(of a leaf shape) shaped like a lance head
linear, elongate(of a leaf shape) long and narrow
lyrate(of a leaf shape) having curvature suggestive of a lyre
needledOf trees whose leaves are acerate
oblanceolate(of a leaf shape) having a broad rounded apex and a tapering base
oblong(of a leaf shape) having a somewhat elongated form with approximately parallel sides
obovate(of a leaf shape) egg-shaped with the narrower end at the base
obtuse(of a leaf shape) rounded at the apex
orbiculate, orbicularCircular or nearly circular
ovateOf a leaf shape
pandurate, panduriform, fiddle-shaped(of a leaf shape) having rounded ends and a contracted center
peltate, shield-shaped(of a leaf shape) round, with the stem attached near the center of the lower surface rather than the margin (as a nasturtium leaf for example)
perfoliate(of a leaf) having the base united around (and apparently pierced by) the stem
reniform, kidney-shaped(of a leaf or bean / bean shape) resembling the shape of kidney
sagittate, sagittiform, arrow-shaped(of a leaf shape) like an arrow head without flaring base lobes
spatulate, spatula-shaped(of a leaf shape) having a broad rounded apex and a narrow base
three-needled(of conifers) having three needles
two-needled(of conifers) having two needles
unlobedWithout lobes
See alsoroughOf the margin of a leaf shape
simpleHaving few parts
smoothOf the margin of a leaf shape
OppositecompoundComposed of more than one part

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