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n, pl -leaves
1. (Plants) any tobacco plant having broad leaves, used esp in making cigars
2. (Plants) Also called: kapuka, papauma or puka NZ an evergreen tree with large glossy leaves
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n., pl. -leaves (-ˌlivz)

adj. n.
1. any cigar tobacco having broad leaves.
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Adj.1.broadleaf - 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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However, for near normal precipitation in the following year, a range of weed species, including [C.sub.4] broadleaf and grasses, and [C.sub.3] broadleaves, was observed.
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Penetrating cold forces certain broadleaf species such as rhododendrons and viburnums to roll up their leaves into tight rolls in an attempt to conserve moisture.
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In a second lawsuit, Syngenta asserts that Monsanto and Delta and Pine Land are infringing United States Patent 6,051,757, which covers methods of transferring genes into broadleaf plants such as cotton and soybeans using Agrobacterium and related methods of breeding.
However, the temperate evergreen broadleaf rainforests are remarkable because they are almost a tropical rainforest, but are located outside the tropics.
Using regression analyses and slope homogeneity tests, we determined that broadleaf forest plots on sandy textured soils exhibited slower GSDY-adjusted ABA than those on nonsandy soils.
In order to recognise such variation, separate soil cores were collected from around the base of 2 different tree types in the native bush: broadleaf (Griselinia littoralis); podocarp, Miro (Podocarpus ferrugineus) and Rimu (Dacrydium cupressinum).