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Cordate or Cordiform [ Biology]

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

     
  Heart shaped  
     
Term used to describe the roughly heart-shaped form of something which is  rounded at the bottom and have sided which curve slightly inwards. Shaped like a heart.
     
Cordate leaf  [ Botany
     
  Of a leaf shape or  leaf base, heart-shaped with the wide part towards the petiole.  
     
See: leaf shape
     

 

 

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