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cordate

heart-shaped

cordate

[′kȯr‚dāt]
(botany)
Heart-shaped; generally refers to a leaf base.
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32) For example, see Oronce Fine's double cordiform map of 1531, a version of which is in the British Library, London.
championii were cordiform-spatulate, becoming cordiform with age, with underdeveloped wings and irregular margins (Fig.
The rich collection of more than 600 stone tools (Matyukhin 1990) includes features characteristic of Stage 2 (triangular and cordiform endscrapers, triangular bifacially thinned points with concave bases, and thick `chisels') and features characteristic of the final stage (4) of the Kostenki-Streletskaya archaeological culture (see below).
The time for the first adult cordiform gametophytes of all species to differentiate ranges between days 17 and 50 (Figs.
The work develops from intuitions about Australia from its personification as Magellanica on the title-page of Ortelius's Theatrum orbis terrarum (1570), a peninsula ("Regio Patalis") jutting north from Antarctica named as "Terra Australis" on the right panel of Oronce Fine's double cordiform world-map of 1531 (tipped into Gryneaus's Novus orbis), and accounts from both Antonio Pigafetta and earlier Portuguese explorers known to have passed by the land that James Cook officially discovered in his voyage of 1772-1775.