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Definition of phyllode

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Definition as written by paulgrow:

An expanded leaf stalk, which functions as and resembles a leaf blade. E.g. asparagus.

Definition as written by Monocromatico:

Often, the "leaves" of all mosses are reffered as phyllodes, as they lack the basic leaf-like structures, like stomata, vascular system, or tissue differentiation.

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