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Meaning of PHYLLODE

Pronunciation:  'filowd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an expanded petiole taking on the function of a leaf blade
 

PHYLLODE is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: leafstalk, petiole

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Phyl"lode\, n. (Bot.)
Same as {Phyllodium}.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A leaf whose blade is much reduced or absent, and whose petiole and rachis have assumed the functions of the whole leaf. Compare cladode.
 

 

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