Definition of Phylloclad
1. Noun. A flattened stem resembling and functioning as a leaf.
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Literary usage of Phylloclad
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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... instead of a spiral arrangement as in the juniper, or become reduced to scales while the shoot (phylloclad) functions as a leaf as in phyllocladus. ..."
2. A Glossary of Botanic Terms, with Their Derivation and Accent by Benjamin Daydon Jackson (1905)
"... a moss), the contracted pedicel of an ovary, as in some peppers (Lindley) ; Phyl'lo- clade, phylloclad'ium ..."
3. Morphology of Spermatophytes by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1901)
"41), and in the latter it is transformed into the phylloclad. An interesting fact in connection with these shoots is that in the seedlings a very different ..."
4. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"Secondaries numerous and thin, diverging from the main axis of the phylloclad on the axis of the lobes at very acute angles, curving outward, either simple, ..."