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cordate

heart-shaped

cordate

[′kȯr‚dāt]
(botany)
Heart-shaped; generally refers to a leaf base.
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are obovate in outline, rounded basally and apically cordate, with an obovate achene, lenticular in cross section, and a pair of lateral wings.
In its unadulterated form, this species can readily be distinguished by the cordate shape of the leaves and the dark red, but commonly almost black flowers borne on long, slender stalks (Van der Walt and Vorster, 1988).
This beautiful plant can provide flowers, indoors and out, from September to March and beyond and its cordate (heart-shaped leaves) allow me reference to all things romantic - happy Valentine's Day.
Leaves rosulate to spreading; sessile, petiolate, pseudopetiolate to clasping; blades lanceolate, broadly orbicular to cordate, pinnately veined, margin usually spinulose, entire to lyrate, glabrous to pubescent.
Stipules obtusely triangular or cordate, subpersistent; ovate leaf blade, elliptic, oblong or obovate densely tomentotellous, domatia, when present, of tuft type, (Fig.
Cyrtogonellum inaequale shows regularly formed cordate prothalli with nearly no marginal outgrowth (Fig.
Its fruits are single-seeded drupes with small, cordate embryos.
Both varieties of Argyrochosma nivea produced cordate gametophytes following the Vittaria type of development, although a notable number of prothalli acquired an irregular shape.
The same terminology is applied to the medial lobe of hastate, saggitate, and cordate leaves, which usually have three basal, acrodromous primaries, supplying the medial and basal lobes.
All the cordate gametophytes produced rhizoids in the ventral side and developed apogamous buds in the dorsal side, in the cushion area behind the apical notch (Fig.
Form of mature prothallus: 0 = highly branched and vascularized; I = subterranean, elongate, and cylindrical; 2 = tuberous and subterranean; 3 = filamentous; 4 = branched and ribbon shaped; 5 = deeply lobed; 6 = cordate, may be branched; 7 = cordate, becoming ribbon like; 8 = highly reduced.