leafstalk


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the slender stem that supports the blade of a leaf

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Simple leaves: liquid that oozes from the cut end of a stem or break in a leafstalk.
I had agreed to meet him at this hour and, as I enter his home, shafts of light cut through the walls of stripped lontar leafstalk.
Students work in groups 25 Science to incise the leafstalk laboratory of plants.
2) In growing plants, the excrescence at the leafstalk where it joins the axis.
An aspen's leafstalk is flat, with flat leaves attached at a perpendicular angle, allowing a fanning action.
The leaves of fern allies also lack a leafstalk (petiole) and the leaves are small (except in quillworts) and veinless or with only a single unbranched vein.