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.
3 Foliage leaf blades 18-26 cm long; foliage oral setae 6.
3 Foliage leaf blades 10-16 cm long; foliage oral setae 2.
6 Oral setae of culm and foliage leaves papyraceous, white; branches per node usually one or two; foliage leaf blades abaxially with a patch of white cilia at the base on both sides of the midrib.
6 Oral setae of culm and foliage leaves coriaceous, brown or purple; branches per node three, subequal; foliage leaf blades abaxially with a patch of yellow to brown cilia at the base on one side of the midrib.