Definition of Deltoid leaf
1. Noun. A simple leaf shaped like a capital delta.
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Literary usage of Deltoid leaf
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1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1794)
"Nor wiil the figure of a deltoid leaf given at n. ... of the deltoid leaf.—But I own it would give me more ..."
2. Leaves and Flowers, Or, Object Lessons in Botany: With a Flora : Prepared by Alphonso Wood (1891)
"deltoid leaf of the White Birch. 15. The leaf of the Flowering Almond (Fig. 11) is lanceolate. It is narrower than ovate, shaped like a lance, ..."
3. The Language of Botany: Being a Dictionary of the Terms Made Use of in that ...by Thomas Martyn by Thomas Martyn (1796)
"Then the full meaning of the definition would be this—a deltoid leaf has the general appearance of a delta or triangle, but in reality it approaches in ..."
4. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1906)
"C. A compromise in leaf-outline, forming a deltoid leaf, either with incised lobes at the base (fig. a.), or without (fig. e.), and with either much or ..."
5. The Flora of British India by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1879)
"Branches 2-3 in. long, crowded from a woody rhizome. Stipules small, deltoid ; leaf-rachis, including distinct petiole, ..."