lanceolate leaf


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Related to lanceolate leaf: oblong leaf, oblanceolate leaf, ovate leaf
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Noun1.lanceolate leaf - a leaf shaped like a lance headlanceolate leaf - a leaf shaped like a lance head; tapering to a point at each end
simple leaf - a leaf that is not divided into parts
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A magnificent plant 1% metres high, formed by a rosette of leaves, around the base of the shaft virtually 1 metre in diameter; its massive of wide pale red sheaths unite in an oval bulb; its lanceolate leaf blades spreading in a dainty bow, as you look downwards; they taper to a fine tip, a lively green, matt, both sides about the same colour and with faint darker stains and markings.
It is of particular interest, that this twig is associated with an isolated lanceolate leaf or bract of about 5 cm long and 2.5 cm wide, with a broad base, a sharp apex and a dense system of parallel veins (Fig.