stipule

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a small leafy outgrowth at the base of a leaf or its stalk

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Vicia sativa enjoys some protection against surface-feeding herbivores from ants visiting its stipular nectaries in both alien (Koptur, 1979) and native (Koptur and Lawton, 1988) habitats.
Mitracarpus bicrucis is enterely glabrous, notable for its stipular sheath with only one lacina and seeds with a cross-shaped furrow on both surfaces.
These have occasionally been interpreted as stipular (e.