China Girl Holly
Leaf Margins: Revolute
Margins are rolled downward to underside of leaf. Both the Buxus
and Paxistima are small leaves, but these leaves
show that the edges have a slight roll towards the bottom of the
Some plants that are trying to preserve moisture or heat roll their leaves
in response to these stresses.
Botanical Terminology > Leaf
Margins > Revolute
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