Phyllocladium
Phyllocladium Phyl`lo*cla"di*um, n.; pl. {Phyllocladia}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a leaf + ? a sprout.] (Bot.) A flattened stem or branch which more or less resembles a leaf, and performs the function of a leaf as regards respiration and assimilation. [1913 Webster]

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  • phyllocladium — phyl·lo·cla·di·um …   English syllables

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  • Phyllocladia — Phyllocladium Phyl lo*cla di*um, n.; pl. {Phyllocladia}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a leaf + ? a sprout.] (Bot.) A flattened stem or branch which more or less resembles a leaf, and performs the function of a leaf as regards respiration and assimilation.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phylloclade — noun Etymology: New Latin phyllocladium, from phyll + Greek klados branch more at holt Date: 1884 a flattened stem or branch (as a joint of a cactus) that functions as a leaf …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Phylloclade — Phylloclades are flattened, photosynthetic short shoots which are modified branches that greatly resemble or perform the function of leaves, as in Butcher s broom ( Ruscus aculeatus ) as well as Asparagus and Phyllanthus species. Etymology New… …   Wikipedia

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