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Leaf Arrangement
Venation
Leaf Shape
Leaf Margin
Leaf Apex
Leaf Base
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Alphabetical w/ Definitions

  1. Naked Bud
    A bud lacking scales.

  2. Narrow-pyramidal
    Tetrahedral; triangle that is taller than wide. Width is about half of height. Same as reticulate.

  3. Net-veined
    Veins interlaced as in a network across the face of a leaf.

  4. Node
    Point where new leaves or branches emerge (See also Internode).

Tutorial Terms

Leaf Apex

Leaf Arrangement

Leaf Base

Leaf Margin

Leaf Shape

Venation

 

2005 Gary J. Kling, Laura L. Hayden, and Joshua J. Potts University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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