Definition of Prophyll

1. Noun. A plant structure resembling a leaf.

Generic synonyms: Plant Part, Plant Structure



Definition of Prophyll

1. Noun. (botany) The frequently specialised or reduced leaf produced at the first node of a new shoot. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prophyll

1. a small leaf on the axis of a flower [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Prophyll

prophetized
prophetizes
prophetizing
prophetlike
prophetship
prophetships
prophoric
prophragma
prophragmata
prophylactic
prophylactic device
prophylactically
prophylactics
prophylaxes
prophylaxis
prophyll (current term)
prophylls
propiconazole
propidene
propidine
propidium
propination
propine
propined
propines
propining
propinquent
propinquities
propinquity
propinyl

Literary usage of Prophyll

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

1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"I and II, portions of shoot with leaves and axillary shoots; p, prophyll ... There is no doubt, however, in many Monocotyledones that the prophyll is formed ..."

2. Proceedings of the Second Temperate Rice Conference by B Hardy, J E Hill (2002)
"'The prophyll leaf is the first leaf to emerge, but it lacks a blade and consists only of the ... (collar) Leaf sheath prophyll leaf Coleoptile Radicle Fig. ..."

3. A University Text-book of Botany by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1902)
"The Boiled inward, very single median vas- )f-eral veins, which F :prophyll with ovules, o scction of young ovule (embryo-sac). C, feia (pollen-sacs), ..."

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