In botany, leaf shape is a description of the form of the part of a plant known as
the leaf. Leaf shape is a component of plant morphology used in the description ...
What follows in this tutorial are the most common leaf shapes. Ovate. An Ovate
leaf is described as being broadest below the middle, and roughly 2x as long as
Plants have leaves in many different shapes - the thicker the book you refer to,
the more leaf shapes they seem to find, but here are some of the basic ones.
The Leaf Shapes ClipArt gallery offers 309 examples of the various shapes,
margins, and arrangements of leaves. For leaves of specific shrubs or trees,
Botanists and foresters have developed terms for these patterns and shapes
which help in tree identification. One thing to remember is that a tree's leaves can also vary in shape
according to its position on the tree, its age after budding, the location of its twig on ... More »
More than likely with a good guess you could detect a heart-shaped leaf from one
... But do you know how to recognize a leaf that has a lobed or divided shape?
Jul 12, 2009 ... What is a leaf? To a plant, leaves are food producing organs. Leaves "absorb"
some of the energy in the sunlight that strikes their surfaces and ...
A leaf divided into separate leaflets. Palmate leaves and pinnate leaves are
examples. Pinnate. A compound leaf where the leaflets are arranged along the
The leaf is one of the most important parts of a plant. Leaves produce food for the
plant through a process called photosynthesis. The leaves of different plants ...
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Plate | Next Plate. Line drawings of plant features. Plate 3: Leaf Shapes ...