cordate


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cordate

heart-shaped

cordate

[′kȯr‚dāt]
(botany)
Heart-shaped; generally refers to a leaf base.
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Leaves with petiole, 4-7(-9) cm long, sheathing the young shoots, petiolar margins membranaceous, translucid, extending through 2/3 of the petiole, glabrous or minutely pubescent, with lustrose appearance; leaf blades (13-)15-27(-45) cm long, 12-21(-26) cm wide, dimorphic through the sympodial axis, monopodial leaves ovate or widely ovate, cordate and slightly auriculate at the base, with the lobes almost symmetrical; sympodial leaves elliptic-ovate, cordate to deeply auriculate at the base, with the lobes asymmetrical, the bigger lobe half or completely overlapping the petiole; obtuse to shortly acuminate at the apex, ciliate at the margin, minutely pubescent in both surfaces; pinnately nerved, veins 4-8, inconspicuously punctate pellucid; membranaceous, with a matt appearance.
The explanation for the existence of these odd morphologies that coexist with typical cordate individuals could be caused by several factors.
Renates are creatures that have kidneys, and cordates are
Sternum cordate, moderately long and shortly pointed posteriorly (Fig.
Neuropteroid morphology follows and pinnules have a cordate base, and are stalked-attached to a rachis.
While Nymphaea is known from leaves and rhizomes from Sonoma, California; Trapper Creek and Weiser, Idaho; Buffalo Canyon, Eastgate, Esmeralda, and Middlegare, Nevada; and Mascall, Stinking W ater, Succor Creek, and Trout Creek, Oregon It is distinguished by oval leaf scars along the rhizomes and cordate or offcentered peltare, orbicular to ovate leaves, with a faint midrib and weakly pinnate to radial venation.
Del resto in molte troupe c'erano pezzi di famiglie, cordate di parenti che in un modo o nell'altro andavano salvaguardate.
Patterns of pollen removal and deposition in tristylous Pontederia cordate L.
But, surely, the reason that my kidneys are malfunctioning when they can't purify my blood does not involve my cordate ancestors.
The oblong, or cordate, pointed leaves have scalloped edges and gray or whitish hairs on the lower side.
rhaponticum), having large, cordate leaf blades borne on long, thick stalks: the stalks are cooked into a sauce or baked in pies, but the blades (leaves) are poisonous.