Definition of Leaf bud
1. Noun. A bud from which leaves (but not flowers) develop.
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Literary usage of Leaf bud
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology, and by Alphonso Wood (1873)
"THE LEAF-BUD. 195. It is but a step from the study of the bulb to that of the leaf-bud. Buds are of two kinds in respect to their contents; the leaf-bud ..."
2. Proceedings by American Pomological Society (1900)
"Nearly always there is a leaf bud on each spur as a terminal, ... The distal half of the stem bears one bud in a place and this is usually a leaf-bud. ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The bud here described, which contains the rudiments of future leaves, branches, etc., is called a leaf-bud. Sometimes more than one bud is found in or near ..."
4. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1883)
"About the time of the fall of the leaf, there is little to distinguish a flower-bud from a leaf-bud. But the flower-bud continues to grow at a comparatively ..."
5. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"The flower-bud is commonly larger and thicker than the leaf-bud. because it ... The middle bud is young shoots, which will flower mostly the a leaf-bud same ..."
6. Class Book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology and by Alphonso Wood (1861)
"THE LEAF-BUD. 195. It is but a step from the study of the bulb to that of the leaf-bud. ... the leaf-bud containing the rudiments of a leafy stem or branch, ..."
7. A Glossary of Botanic Terms, with Their Derivation and Accent by Benjamin Daydon Jackson (1905)
"... Variation, changes of colour or form in plante arising from a flower or leaf bud. — Adventitious-, buds arising out of the normal course or locality ..."
8. Gray's School and Field Book of Botany: Consisting of "First Lessons in by Asa Gray (1880)
"... can no more lengthen in the manner of a leaf-bud. Any further growth а Ь с Ъ е must be from axillary buds developing into branches. ..."