obovate leaf


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Noun1.obovate leaf - an egg-shaped leaf with the narrower end at the baseobovate leaf - an egg-shaped leaf with the narrower end at the base
simple leaf - a leaf that is not divided into parts
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The glabrescent abaxial leaf surface and the progressively obovate leaf towards the apex, as well as the number of rectilinear and protruding nerves (>11) are the main features allowing us to ally this taxon with the canadensis group of Quercus.
sessiliflora differs by its broadly elliptic to obovate leaf blades, cuneate at the base, sessile flowers, and shorter tepals.