simple leaf

Definitions of simple leaf
  1. noun
    a leaf that is not divided into parts
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    acerate leaf, needle
    the leaf of a conifer
    acuminate leaf
    a leaf narrowing to a slender point
    cordate leaf
    a heart-shaped leaf
    cuneate leaf
    a wedge-shaped leaf having the acute angle at the base
    deltoid leaf
    a simple leaf shaped like a capital delta
    elliptic leaf
    a simple leaf shaped like an ellipse
    ensiform leaf
    a sword-shaped leaf; as of iris
    hastate leaf
    a leaf shaped like a spearhead with flaring pointed lobes at the base
    lanceolate leaf
    a leaf shaped like a lance head; tapering to a point at each end
    elongate leaf, linear leaf
    a long slender leaf
    lyrate leaf
    a simple leaf having curvature suggestive of a lyre
    obtuse leaf
    a simple leaf having a rounded or blunt tip
    oblanceolate leaf
    a leaf having a rounded apex and tapering base
    oblong leaf
    a simple leaf that is rounded at each end with parallel sides
    obovate leaf
    an egg-shaped leaf with the narrower end at the base
    ovate leaf
    an egg-shaped leaf with the broader end at the base
    orbiculate leaf
    circular or nearly circular leaf
    pandurate leaf, panduriform leaf
    a fiddle-shaped leaf
    peltate leaf
    a shield-shaped leaf; as a nasturtium leaf
    perfoliate leaf
    a leaf with the base united around--and apparently pierced by--the stem
    reniform leaf
    a simple kidney-shaped leaf
    sagittate-leaf, sagittiform leaf
    a leaf shaped like an arrow head
    spatulate leaf
    spatula-shaped leaf; having a broad rounded apex and narrow base
    type of:
    foliage, leaf, leafage
    the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
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