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the vein in the center of a leaf

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4 mm long) than those along the veins and midribs of the ultimate segments (0.
Composites filled with pretreated and untreated particles of three wood species and date palm midrib fronds were manufactured using a melt blending technique followed by compression molding.
Found across all regions of Scotland and northern England, it is leaf-shaped, riveted and has a hollowed midrib extending roughly three quarters of the total length of the spearhead.
The midrib may be short and thick or thinner and reaching the apex, or any intermediate length.
The Japanese Painted Fern has silver and purple leaves that are perfectly offset against the red midribs.
Plants with monofoliate leaves having midribs 30-40 mm were selected for experimentation.
Called "flat black cabbage" in England, Tatsoi is a beautiful rosette of dark green with white midribs.
The leaves can be eaten like spinach although the midribs, which are white or pink, can be removed and cooked and eaten rather like asparagus.
The crisp midribs vary from very wide, like those of 'Argentata' and 'Dorat', to the celery-like ones of 'Fordhook Giant' and 'Rhubarb' (also sold as 'Ruby Red').
Spearheads "with large blades, midribs, and a bent button base appear to have been characteristic of Iron I.
There are several named mixes, such as Bright Lights, with superbly coloured midribs and veins in glowing golden yellow, shocking pink and deep crimson.
There are several named mixes, such as 'Bright Lights', with superbly coloured midribs and veins in glowing golden yellow, shocking pink and deep crimson, but before we consider their foliage we must think about the taste.
An elegant grass with slender, refined leaves and silver midribs, the inflorescence is decidedly pink - as you'd expect.