Leaf (or leaflet) 3-dimensional shape

Flora of Australia Glossary — Vascular Plants

Compiled by A. McCusker


Leaf (or leaflet) 3D shape

convolute: of the arrangement of corolla lobes in a bud, a form of imbricate aestivation in which each segment has one edge overlapping the adjacent segment, like a furled umbrella.

terete: cylindrical or nearly so; circular in cross-section.