heterophyllous
adjective Date: circa 1828 having the foliage leaves of more than one form on the same plant or stem • heterophylly noun

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  • Heterophyllous — Het er*oph yl*lous, a. [Gr. ? other + ? leaf: cf. F. h[ e]t[ e]rophylle.] (Bot.) Having leaves of more than one shape on the same plant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heterophyllous — [het΄ər ō fil′əs] adj. [ HETERO + PHYLLOUS] growing leaves of different forms on the same stem or plant heterophylly n …   English World dictionary

  • heterophyllous — heterophylly, n. /het euhr euh fil euhs/, adj. Bot. having different kinds of leaves on the same plant. [1820 30; HETERO + PHYLLOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • heterophyllous — adjective Having leaves of different types upon the same plant …   Wiktionary

  • heterophyllous — het·er·o·phyl·lous …   English syllables

  • heterophyllous — het•er•o•phyl•lous [[t]ˌhɛt ər əˈfɪl əs[/t]] adj. bot having different kinds of leaves on the same plant • Etymology: 1820–30 het′er•o•phyl ly, n …   From formal English to slang

  • heterophyllous — /hɛtəroʊˈfɪləs/ (say hetuhroh filuhs) adjective having different kinds of leaves on the same plant. {hetero + Greek phyllon leaf + ous} –heterophylly /ˈhɛtəroʊˌfɪli/ (say hetuhroh.filee), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • heterophyllous — adj. bearing leaves of different forms on the same plant. Derivatives: heterophylly n. Etymology: HETERO + Gk phullon leaf …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pinguicula — Taxobox name = Butterwort image width = 250px image caption = Butterwort with prey ( Pinguicula gigantea ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Lentibulariaceae genus = Pinguicula genus… …   Wikipedia

  • Pinguicula gypsicola — Taxobox name = Pinguicula gypsicola image width = 250px image caption = In situ with Selaginella regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Lentibulariaceae genus = Pinguicula species = P. gypsicola …   Wikipedia

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