foliage leaf

foliage leaf

[′fō·lē·ij ‚lēf]
(botany)
The chief photosynthetic organ of most vascular plants.
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On the other hand, each typical foliage leaf along the short shoot (Fig.
On the foliage leaf they occur at the junction of lateral veins with the main vein, although a nectary does not occur at every junction.