NEW SOUTH WALES FLORA ONLINE Printable Page

Glossary of Botanical Terms:

A B C D-E F-H I-L M-O P Q-R S T-U V-Z

obtuse: blunt or broadly rounded, the converging edges separated by an angle greater than 900, e.g. of an lamina apex (Fig. 6 E) or of a lamina base (Fig. 7 C).



Fig. 6. Leaf Apices. A, subulate; B, aristate; C, acuminate; D, acute; E, obtuse; F, truncate; G, emarginate; H, retuse; I, obcordate; J, hooked; K, mucronate.
A B C D-E F-H I-L M-O P Q-R S T-U V-Z
  Privacy | Copyright | Disclaimer | About PlantNET | Cite PlantNET