Definition of Peltate leaf

1. Noun. A shield-shaped leaf; as a nasturtium leaf.

Generic synonyms: Simple Leaf



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peltate Leaf

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pelotherapy
peloton
pelotons
pels
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pelt along
pelt down
pelt of the dog
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peltate leaf (current term)
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Literary usage of Peltate leaf

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1. Botany of the Southern States by John Darby (1860)
"peltate leaf. Subulate Itat Subulate, in the shape of an awl. (Fig..) Sagittate, shape of an arrow-head. (Fig. 52.) Hastate, shape of a spear-head. (Fig. ..."

2. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"The ' ideal' peltate leaf would be one with a stalk attached in the middle of an almost circular leaf-surface. This is approached in, for example, ..."

3. Magazine of Natural History by Edward Charlesworth (1830)
"... is rendered eminently beautiful by the rich azure of its transparent petals, and the singular verdure of its long peltate leaf. The Clyde, the Calder, ..."

4. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"Having simple veins arranged as in a peltate leaf. ... lum was given by Gardner from a peltate leaf which be believed to belong to the same plant. ..."

5. Flora of Tropical Africa by Daniel Oliver, David Prain, William Turner Thiselton-Dyer (1868)
"In a peltate leaf, the stalk, instead of proceeding from the lower edge of the ... The peltate leaf has usually several principal nerves radiating from the ..."

6. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands: A Description of Their Phanerogams and by William Hillebrand (1888)
"In a peltate leaf, the stalk, instead of proceeding from the lower edge of the ... The peltate leaf has usually several principal nerves radiating from the ..."

7. Flora Hongkongensis: A Description of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of the by George. Bentham (1861)
"In a peltate leaf, the stalk, instead of proceeding from the lower edge of the ... The peltate leaf has usually several principal nerves radiating from the ..."

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