Definition of Floral leaf

1. Noun. A modified leaf that is part of a flower.

Group relationships: Bloom, Blossom, Flower
Specialized synonyms: Flower Petal, Petal, Sepal
Generic synonyms: Foliage, Leaf, Leafage



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Floral Leaf

floppy infant syndrome
floppy valve syndrome
floppydock
floppydocks
flops
flopsy
floptical disk
floptical disks
flopwing
flor
flora
florae
floral
floral cup
floral envelope
floral leaf (current term)
floral white
florally
floralness
florals
floramour
floramours
floran
florantyrone
floras
floreat
floreated
florences
florenskyite
florensovite

Literary usage of Floral leaf

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Flora australiensis: a description of the plants of the Australian territory. by George Bentham, Ferdinand von Mueller (1878)
"Flowers unisexual, the males and females in alternate rows on the floral leaf. Perianth none. Male flowers of a single sessile oblong membranous rhachis of ..."

2. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1801)
"Stems several together, 1 to 2 feet high, slender, weak, 3-cornered, leafy below, above the lowermost floral-leaf rough, below smooth. ..."

3. An Arrangement of British Plants: According to the Latest Improvement of the by William Withering (1830)
"Floral-leaf usually longer than the spike, not always present, and in its place broad oval spear-shaped scales, of a deeper brown than those of C. ovalis. ..."

4. The American Botanist and Florist: Including Lessons in the Structure, Life by Alphonso Wood (1875)
"S Flowers irregular, clustered in a spathe-Hke, cordato, floral leaf ... floral leaf or spathe erect in flower, recurved before and after. ..."

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