Leaf Margins: Dentate
A dentate margin has square or rectangular teeth along the margin that
point outward. This differs from serrate
by the direction of the teeth. Serrated teeth point forward toward
the apex of the leaf.
Botanical Terminology > Leaf
Margins > Dentate
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