Definition of Oblanceolate leaf
1. Noun. A leaf having a rounded apex and tapering base.
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Literary usage of Oblanceolate leaf
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"68, in which a represents a lance - shaped leaf proper, and b an oblanceolate leaf, or a lance-shaped leaf reversed. Lancet-shaped, shortly and bluntly ..."
2. Flora Cestrica: An Herborizing Companion for the Young Botanists of Chester by William Darlington (1853)
"Leafl to 4 inches long,—sometimes, though rarely, a solitary oblanceolate leaf, 3 or 4 inches in length, at the lase of the scape. ..."
3. A Manual of Structural Botany: An Introductory Textbook for Students of by Henry Hurd Rusby (1911)
"When an Obovate or oblanceolate leaf possesses a broad, rounded apex, and a somewhat elongated lower portion, it is called Spatulate (Fig. 503). ..."
4. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1889)
"... and is carried, in the specimen before me, to a point in front, as a whole it being shaped something like a diminutive oblanceolate leaf. ..."