Definition of Cordate leaf

1. Noun. A heart-shaped leaf.

Generic synonyms: Simple Leaf

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cordate Leaf

corcelets
corche
corchorus
corchoruses
cord
cord blood
cord factor
cord factors
cord grass
cord hydrocele
cord of tympanum
cordage
cordages
cordaite
cordate
cordate leaf (current term)
cordate pelvis
cordately
cordebec
cordebeck
cordebecks
cordebecs
cordectomies
cordectomy
corded
cordelle
cordelled
cordelles
cordelling
corder

Literary usage of Cordate leaf

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1843)
"The cordate leaf in violets is generally associated with a lancet-shaped nectary, which is always found when the leaf is lanceolate or truly ovate, ..."

2. The Child's Botany by Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1831)
"A cordate leaf is heart-shaped, having the part towards the stem shaped like a heart: as the lilac. ... What is a cordate leaf ? What is a lanceolate leaf! ..."

3. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1822)
"Cowled {cucullatus}, when the lobes of a cordate-leaf ore bent towards each other. 55. ... when a sessile cordate leaf embraces the stem. 101. ..."

4. The New American Botanist and Florist: Including Lessons in the Structure by Alphonso Wood (1889)
"This singular form evidently results from the blending of the base lobes of a deeply cordate leaf, as seen in Hydrocotyle. It may be orbicular, oval, etc. ..."

5. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands: A Description of Their Phanerogams and by William Hillebrand (1888)
"The peltate leaf has usually several principal nerves radiating from the point of attachment, being, in fact, a cordate leaf with the auricles united. 63. ..."

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