Flora of Australia Glossary — Vascular Plants
Compiled by A. McCusker
adnate: fused to an organ of a different kind, e.g. applied to a stamen fused to a petal. cf. connate.
interpetiolar: of stipules, between the petioles of two opposite leaves. cf. intrapetiolar.
intrapetiolar: between a petiole and the subtending stem. cf. interpetiolar.
obovate: similar in shape to ovate but attached at the narrower end.
stipule: one of a pair of appendages at the bases of leaves in many dicotyledons.