Leaf Margins: Undulate

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Cranberry Cotoneaster
(Cotoneaster apiculatus)

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European Beech
(Fagus sylvatica)

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Goat Willow
(Salix caprea)
 

 

 

Leaf Margins: Undulate

Waves in leaf margin (if margins have more sever waves see: sinuate) that give more 3-dimensionality to the margin of the leaf. This characteristic can make a leaf hard to flatten or press.

This is not easy to display in leaf collections, but it is easy to see on a live sample.

Botanical Terminology > Leaf Margins > Undulate