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cordate

heart-shaped
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cordate

[′kȯr‚dāt]
(botany)
Heart-shaped; generally refers to a leaf base.
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Leaf blade broadly ovate or oblong-lanceolate to elliptic, 6-19 cm long; base symmetrical in sympodial leaves, obtuse to rounded, sometimes cordate in monopodial leaves; palmately veined with 3-7 veins; non ciliate and glabrous on both surfaces.
Around 36 days after sowing, reproductive activity was observed with the presence of female gametangia in about 60% of adult cordate gametophytes (Fig.
Date pits, Japanese-honeysuckle (Lonicera Japanica), Houttuynia cordate thunb (H.
Head capsule usually wider than long, oval, depressed, frons ridged between and above antennae; mouth parts inferior; prosternum variable; pronotum usually wider than long occasionally as wide as long, convex, prosternal process short, truncate; mesepisternum and mesepimeron cut off from mesocoxal cavity by meso- and metasternum, mesepimeron reduced in size; scutellum cordate; tarsi, simple; claws, simple, dentate or undentate.
Shape of leaf, with possible values "oblong & elliptical," "elliptical," "cordate," "palmate," "palmate & divided" or "ovate."
that is a renate but not a cordate, or a cordate without being a renate.
A cardoon and macleaya cordate add structure and height while the serene atmosphere is reflected in a lily pond hopping with frogs.