Vertical leaves

(Bot.) leaves which present their edges to the earth and the sky, and their faces to the horizon, as in the Australian species of Eucalyptus.

See also: Vertical

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Sometimes the new shoots are clobbered by late frosts but they will recover and the fresh young vertical leaves are one of the delights of spring.
liven Sometimes the new shoots are clobbered by late frosts, but they always recover and the fresh young vertical leaves are a delight in spring.
liven liven Sometimes the new shoots are clobbered by late frosts, but they always recover and the fresh young vertical leaves are a delight in spring.
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For example, photosynthetic capacity of canopy with vertical leaves is higher than horizontal leaves because more light will pass among the vertical leaves, reach lower layers, and lead to uniform distribution of light with in the canopy.
It makes thick clumps of thin, vertical leaves, which on emerging in spring are variegated with bright yellow.
Australian warblers use their beaks like a sewing machine to stitch leaves together, and palm swifts rely on no more than spit and feathers to keep their eggs safely suspended on vertical leaves.