Leaf Bases

Attenuate
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Winged Euonymus
(Euonymus alatus)

Oblique
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Common Hackberry
(Celtis occidentals)
Rounded
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Hardy Rubber Tree
(Eucommia ulmoides)

 

 

Leaf Bases
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The leaf base consists of the bottom of the leaf where the leaf attaches to the petiole.

Illustrations of Leaf Bases (pdf)

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