phylloclade

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English[edit]

Phylloclades of Ruscus resemble leaves

Noun[edit]

phylloclade (plural phylloclades)

  1. (botany) A flattened stem, a type of cladode that has limited extension growth and resembles a leaf.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ K.E.V. Goebel, Organography of plants, especially of the Archegoniatae and Spermaphyta, Hofner Publishing Company (1905/1969).