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

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  • phylloclade — filokladija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Pakitusi augalo šaka (kartais ir stiebas), atliekanti lapo funkcijas. Būna plokščia (pvz., opuncijų), lapo formos (pvz., pelžiedžių), yliška (pvz., smidrų). atitikmenys: angl.… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • phylloclade — filokladija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Žvyniška arba grūdelio pavidalo išauga kerpių gniužulo paviršiuje. atitikmenys: angl. phylloclade; phyllocladium vok. Phyllokladium, n rus. лиcтообразный стебель, m; филлокладий, m …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 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

  • phylloclade — phyllocladioid, adj. /fil euh klayd /, n. Bot. 1. a flattened stem or branch having the function of a leaf. 2. a cladophyll. [1855 60; < NL phyllocladium. See PHYLLO , CLAD , IUM] * * * …   Universalium

  • phylloclade — (entrée créée par le supplément) (fil lo kla d ) s. m. Terme de botanique. Synonyme de phyllode ou cladode. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Du grec, feuille, et, branche …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • phylloclade — phyl·lo·clade …   English syllables

  • phylloclade — /ˈfɪloʊkleɪd/ (say filohklayd) noun 1. a flattened stem or branch having the function of a leaf. 2. → cladode. {phyllo + Greek klados branch} …   Australian English dictionary

  • phylloclade — noun a flattened stem resembling and functioning as a leaf • Syn: ↑cladode, ↑cladophyll, ↑phylloclad • Hypernyms: ↑stalk, ↑stem …   Useful english dictionary

  • phylloclad — noun a flattened stem resembling and functioning as a leaf • Syn: ↑cladode, ↑cladophyll, ↑phylloclade • Hypernyms: ↑stalk, ↑stem * * * noun see phylloclade …   Useful english dictionary

  • phyllocladous — fə̇ˈläklədəs adjective Etymology: phylloclade + ous : having phylloclades * * * /fi lok leuh deuhs/, adj. Bot. having phylloclades. [PHYLLOCLADE + OUS] …   Useful english dictionary

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