Definition of Obtuse leaf

1. Noun. A simple leaf having a rounded or blunt tip.

Generic synonyms: Simple Leaf



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obtuse Leaf

obturator hernia
obturator internus
obturator lymph nodes
obturator membrane
obturator nerve
obturator vein
obturators
obtusangular
obtuse
obtuse-angled
obtuse-angled triangle
obtuse angle
obtuse leaf (current term)
obtuse triangle
obtuse triangles
obtusely
obtusely umbonate
obtuseness
obtusenesses
obtuser
obtusest
obtusifoliol
obtusion
obtusities
obtusity
obtustatin
obumbrant

Literary usage of Obtuse leaf

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1. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"Corolla-lobes scarcely longer than the plaits, obtuse : leaf-blades of a linear type. 6. ... obtuse leaf ..."

2. Contributions to the Fossil Flora of the Western Territories by Leo Lesquereux (1874)
"From the numerous Tertiary species of Paliurus, to which this one is comparable by its nervation, it differs especially by its very obtuse leaf. ..."

3. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1864)
"with an obovate, obtuse leaf, a -spike loosely set with 5 to 10 flowers, the upper sepal of the flower broad and rounded, the petals bluntly triangular, ..."

4. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1822)
"... where an obtuse leaf appears to have liad a piece out of its apex. 11. ... an obtuse leaf slightly emarginated. 12. ..."

5. Mosses with Hand-lens and Microscope: A Non-technical Hand-book of the More by Abel Joel Grout (1903)
"Its leaves are narrower proportionately, widely ovate, short-acuminate and obtuse; leaf cells 5-8:1. H. palustre (Huds.) Loeske. ..."

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