Latin phyllodium, Ancient Greek φυλλώδης (phullṓdēs, “resembling a leaf”)
phyllode (plural phyllodes)
Acacia koa with both lamina-supporting and laminaless phyllodes.
The rachis of the compound leaves of Parkinsonia aculeata is the main photosynthetic portion of the leaf; the tiny leaflets later fall
The leaflet stalks of this Rubus species are elongated and resemble prickly stems