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Toothed [ Botany ]

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

     
  A somewhat vague term referring to various kind of  saw-like leaf margin with somewhat regular, shallow tooth on the edge that may be different in size (from very small to medium), in sharpness (from needle-like to soft), and in shape (from rounded to points).  
     
Toothed margins include: serrate, dentate, serrulate, crenate, crenulated, double-serrate, Spinose-dentate, sinuate.

 

 

Left:  a toothed leaf.

     

 

 

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