oblong leaf


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Noun1.oblong leaf - a simple leaf that is rounded at each end with parallel sidesoblong leaf - a simple leaf that is rounded at each end with parallel sides
simple leaf - a leaf that is not divided into parts
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The specimens from Lumiar and Pedra Dubois exhibit the typical oblong leaf blade with fertile pinnae close to the sterile pinnae, and the specimens from Niteroi have triangular leaf blade with fertile pinnae that vary in their localization from remote to close to the sterile pinnae (Fig.
These two groups were described by Mickel (1962) in Rio de Janeiro state as specimens with oblong leaf blades and fertile pinnae approximate to the sterile pinnae (inland mountain population) and those with broader leaf blades with fertile pinnae varying in their origin from remote to approximate to the sterile pinnae (coastal land populations).
It resembles a tiny rhododendron, with a leathery, oblong leaf turned under at the edges, no more than three inches long, and never glossy.