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Lobed  [ Botany ]
Synonym: Lobate, Lobated

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

  Of an organ, usually referred to leaves, having deeply indented margins but with lobes not entirely separate from each other.  
(1) Lobed leaves   [ Botany ]
  A leaf margin  which have one or more large indentations (deeper than the ones it may have if it is toothed) which divide the leaf into rounded or pointed lobes, but don't reach the midrib as compound leaves do.  
(2) Lobed stigma   [ Botany ]
  A stigma divided into two or more parts.  

(3) Lobed flower    [ Botany ]

  A tubular or funnel-shaped flower opening into petal-like  segments.  





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