Pronunciation key

( ob′kôrdāt )


Obcordate leaf
Obcordate leaf


[ob- + cordate].

  1. in botany, heart shaped leaves and joined to the stem at the apex: said of certain leaves.
Obcordate leaf tip
Obcordate 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: Chart of Leaf Tips
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