adjective see microphyll

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  • Microphyllous — Mi*croph yl*lous, a. [Micro + Gr. fy llon leaf.] (Bot.) Small leaved. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • microphyllous — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|filəs adjective Etymology: micr + phyllous 1. : having small leaves the microphyllous plants of desert regions 2. : having leaves with a single unbranched vein a microphyllous lycopod compare macrophyllous * * * microphyl …   Useful english dictionary

  • microphyllous — adjective Of or having microphyll leaves Ant: megaphyllous …   Wiktionary

  • microphyllous — mi·cro·phyl·lous …   English syllables

  • microphyllous —   a. having minute leaves …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Cuban dry forests — The Cuban dry forests are a tropical dry forest ecoregion that occupies 65,800 km2 (25,400 sq mi) on Cuba and Isla de la Juventud. The ecoregion receives 1,000–2,000 mm (39–79 in) of rainfall annually. Cuban dry forests can be… …   Wikipedia

  • microphyll — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1908 1. a leaf (as of a club moss) with single unbranched veins and no demonstrable gap around the leaf trace 2. a small leaf • microphyllous adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Microphyll — This article is about leaf vasculature and evolution. For other uses, see Microphyll (disambiguation). Megaphyll leaves display a complex network of veins. The terminology of fossil plants is in places a little confusing. In the discipline s 200+ …   Wikipedia

  • Nepenthes ampullaria — Rosette pitcher of Nepenthes ampullaria from Bako National Park, Borneo Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Evolutionary history of plants — Plants have evolved through increasing levels of complexity, from the earliest algal mats, through bryophytes, lycopods, ferns and gymnosperms to the complex angiosperms of today. While the simple plants continue to thrive, especially in the… …   Wikipedia

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