Cordate Leaf Base
Heart-shaped leaf base that attaches at the notch of the base. Can also be the overall leaf shape, again with the petiole attached at the notch.
Even though the Hedge Maple has a lobed margin, it still shows a cordate leaf base.
Botanical Terminology > Leaf
Bases > Cordate
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