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 (pĕt′ē-ə-lāt′, pĕt′ē-ō′lĭt)
Having a petiole.
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(ˈpɛtɪəˌleɪt) or


(Zoology) (of a plant or leaf) having a leafstalk. Compare sessile1
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(ˈpɛt i əˌleɪt)

also pet′i•o•lat`ed,

having a petiole or peduncle.
[1745–55; < New Latin petiolātus. See petiole, -ate1]
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The cotyledons (Figure 1B and C) are thin, green, petiolated and leaf-like; the leaf blade shows morphological diversity varying from ovate to parabolic, apex obtuse or roundish, base obtuse or straight, margin sinuate or crenate, and trinervous.
Herbaceous plant is characterized with colourful branches or unbranched stem reaching up to 1m, branched taproot system, petiolated leaves, triangular leaf blade with the length being almost equal with width, 2-8 cm, and cordate or hastate leaf bases.