leaf shape

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Noun1.leaf shape - any of the various shape that leaves of plants can assumeleaf shape - any of the various shape that leaves of plants can assume
foliage, leaf, leafage - the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
natural shape - a shape created by natural forces; not man-made
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hirsuta, the Tsiantis lab has identified the key genetic factors underlying their distinct leaf shapes.
5 Cut out holly leaf shapes from the green felt and backstitch them onto the front right of the hat, adding the buttons for berries.
This wiggly, flowing design is the perfect contrast to the echoed leaf shapes and will fill the remaining space with beautiful texture.
It includes techniques and a section on how to create different flower and leaf shapes, and it delves further into style and botanical illustration processes, showing how to create and use a different set of flower and leaf shapes in a work of art.
The Botanica Collection plays on leaf shapes in three different arrangements in a mix of spring greens.
By using different leaf shapes, textures and variegations you will have an interesting backdrop throughout the flowering season that will extend the beauty of your garden well into winter.
It is in recognition of a world of new colors and plant forms, leaf shapes and the undeniable fact that coleus is easy to grow and use.
The three techniques were applied to a database of 1600 leaf shapes from 32 different classes, where most classes had 50 similar leaf samples.
Spoon some tablespoons of tapioca pudding to look like frog spawn into the jelly and decorate the surface with the leaf shapes and upturned grape halves.
In Woodlands, you'll see Trunk and Bark, Limb and Branch and Stick and Leaf shapes.
Dr Guerin said that the shift in leaf shapes might, in some cases, have wider ecological consequences.
In fact, some researchers have proved that whilst the LM accounts for a high percentage of environmental and developmental variation and a small percentage of genetic variation, the EFD's applied to leaf shapes do exactly the opposite, serving as very accurate estimators of genetic variation within and between plant populations.