Pronunciation key

( ə-ristāt )

Aristate leaf
Aristate leaf



[L. aristatus < arista beard of grain].

  1. in botany and zoology, having an awn.
Aristate leaf
Aristate leaf tip

References and Further Reading

  • Webster's New World Dictionary of the American Language (College Edition) ©1955
  • Firefly Encyclopedia of Trees, Edited by Steve Cafferty M.Sc. ©2005
  • Zoology Quest: Leaf Tip Type Chart
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