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

  1. Umbel
    A flat-topped inflorescence with the pedicels (flower stalks) arising from one point (See also Corymb and Cyme).

  2. Undulate
    A leaf margin that has upward and downward waves in it giving the leaf a more three-dimensional appearance (See also Sinuate).

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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