Glossary beginning with L

Description of botanical terms
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L

Leaf types

This character is a gross generalisation of the kinds of leaf forms exhibited across the monocots. Reference needed.

Ligule (present or absent)

a distal projection of the leaf sheath; projection between the sheath and the blade or petiole

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith