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broad-leaved

(brôd′lēvd′) also broad-leafed (-lēft′)
adj.
Having broad or relatively broad leaves rather than needlelike or scalelike leaves.
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broad-leaved

adj
(Botany) denoting trees other than conifers, most of which have broad rather than needle-shaped leaves
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broad′-leaved`

or broadleaf



adj.
of or pertaining to plants having broad leaves rather than needles.
[1545–55]
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broad-leaved

(brôd′lēvd′) also broad-leafed (brôd′lēft′)
Having broad leaves rather than needle-like or scale-like leaves. Azaleas, rhododendrons, and hollies are broad-leaved evergreens.
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Adj.1.broad-leaved - having relatively broad rather than needlelike or scalelike leaves
deciduous - (of plants and shrubs) shedding foliage at the end of the growing season
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This is an evergreen broad-leaved tree whose every part is useful and has medicinal properties.
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Mr Browne confirmed that the Welsh Government's massive tree-planting programme in which nearly 250,000 acres (100,000ha) of trees will be planted over the next 20 years will no longer include ash - hitherto a very important component as a native broad-leaved tree ?
robur reaches 400 years of age, occurs mostly in mixed woods with other broad-leaved tree species, and coarse dead wood amounts are mostly over 100 m3 ha-1 (Falinski, 1988; Bobiec, 2002).
In Book XV, 11, he asks further: 'Why is it that an eclipse of the sun, if one looks at it through a sieve or through leaves, such as a plane-tree or other broad-leaved tree, or if one joins the fingers of one hand over the fingers of the other, the rays are crescent-shaped where they reach the earth?
There is a differentiation, however, parallel to that of Japan, between the southern zone, corresponding approximately to the deciduous forests of the temperate climates of the center of Japan, and the northern zone, equivalent to the deciduous broad-leaved tree forests of the cold temperate climate of northern Japan, neighboring Manchuria, and the west of Europe that have a predominance of beeches, although with local nuances.
For a broad-leaved tree, it's a monster, with a girth that spans 42 feet.
As a general rule, the sideways spread of a broad-leaved tree grown in open conditions is 40% of its ultimate height.
The evergreen broad-leaved forests of Yunnan are very diverse in floristic composition, physiognomy, geographical elements and habitats, although they are characterized by the dominant species of the families Fagaceae, Theaceae and Lauraceae, and evergreen broad-leaved trees. The LMEB in southern Yunnan, which is dominated by tropical species, especially tropical Asian elements, is a type of tropical lower montane forest of southeast Asia.