pseudopetiole

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pseudo- +‎ petiole

Noun[edit]

pseudopetiole (plural pseudopetioles)

  1. (botany) The petiole of some monocotyledon leaves which is not part of the lower leaf zone.
  2. (botany) A petiole-like constriction of the lamina or similar organ (such as a phyllode or phylloclade).
  3. (botany) The morphologically distinct proximal section of a petiole to which stipules are attached.