Definition of Leaf form
1. Noun. Any of the various shape that leaves of plants can assume.
Group relationships: Foliage, Leaf, Leafage
Generic synonyms: Natural Shape
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leaf Form
Literary usage of Leaf form
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"Had botany started in West Australia instead of in Europe, this leaf-form would have been considered as a not altogether rare, but yet by no means typical ..."
2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"The root form, however, may proceed in successive broods for a number of years, as is the case with the European vines on which the leaf form rarely occurs. ..."
3. The Fundamentals of Accounting by William Morse Cole, Anne Elizabeth Geddes (1921)
"The books described are not essentially different whether permanently bound or in loose-leaf form. The loose-leaf form makes possible the transfer to a file ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1898)
"A1 Ramified or branch-leaf form, when, after suppression of the main stem, one or more branches rise to replace it, with new direction, and the leaves ..."
5. The Fundamentals of Accounting by William Morse Cole, Anne Elizabeth Geddes (1921)
"... not essentially different whether permanently bound or in loose-leaf form. ... leaf form makes possible the transfer to a file of all inactive records, ..."
6. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1911)
"VARIATIONS IN leaf form The significance of leaf variation. ... 848-853) there is a wide variation in leaf form which is connected definitely with external ..."
7. Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the by Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.), United States General Land Office, United States Dept. of the Interior (1877)
"The leaf- form is said to be always wingless. The wingless female of the ... This leaf-form produces round, irregular galls, sometimes as large as a pea, ..."
8. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"... by birds and insects to whose bodies the leaf form may cling; by winds which carry the leaf form either with leaves torn from the vines or otherwise; ..."