Definition of Simple leaf
1. Noun. A leaf that is not divided into parts.
Specialized synonyms: Acerate Leaf, Needle, Acuminate Leaf, Cordate Leaf, Cuneate Leaf, Deltoid Leaf, Elliptic Leaf, Ensiform Leaf, Hastate Leaf, Lanceolate Leaf, Elongate Leaf, Linear Leaf, Lyrate Leaf, Obtuse Leaf, Oblanceolate Leaf, Oblong Leaf, Obovate Leaf, Ovate Leaf, Orbiculate Leaf, Pandurate Leaf, Panduriform Leaf, Peltate Leaf, Perfoliate Leaf, Reniform Leaf, Sagittate-leaf, Sagittiform Leaf, Spatulate Leaf
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Simple Leaf
Literary usage of Simple leaf
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"In only one case in the hundred sti, showing •/ cotyledons, c, or more examined was a simple leaf found as the first c.and firstand c ,, . . _ . ..."
2. Gray's Botanical Text-book by Asa Gray (1879)
"prolongation, the RHACHIS, which answers to the midrib of a pin- nately veined simple leaf. There arc three principal sorts, ..."
3. Gray's School and Field Book of Botany: Consisting of "Lessons in Botany by Asa Gray (1887)
"They evidently answer to the radiate-veined or palmately-veined simple leaf. That is, the Clover-leaf of three leaflets is the same as a ..."
4. Structural Botany: Or Organography on the Basis of Morphology. To which is by Asa Gray (1879)
"The leaflets of a compound leaf being homologous with the lobes or segments of a simple leaf, indeed being such ... A pinnately veined simple leaf is the ..."
5. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1918)
"The leaves, the physiol- logical units that are present, correspond to the morphological units, but shall we compare the simple leaf with the leaflet of a ..."
6. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1869)
"A simple leaf arises by its stalk direct from the branch. A compound leaf is a simple leaf, or a multiple of them, attached to a stalk •which arises from ..."
7. New Methods in Education..: Explaining Processes Whereby Hand, Eye and Mind by James Liberty Tadd (1899)
"The simple leaf units, I find by experience, are among the best things we have for ... simple leaf Forms.—Draw a vertical line, about eight inches long, ..."