241. Leaves


See also 54. BOTANY ; 167. FLOWERS ; 188. GRASSES ; 319. PLANTS ; 401. TREES .

frondescence
1. the process of growing leaves, as plants, trees, etc.
2. the period during which leaves are put out. — frondescent , adj .
phyllody
the process by which floral organs turn into foliage. Also called phyllomorphy.
phyllomancy
a form of divination involving the examination of leaves.
phyllomania
abnormal development of leaf tissue; the growth of leaves in abnormal quantity or unusual locations.
phyllomorphosis
the study of the transformations of leaves during different seasons.
phyllomorphy
phyllody.
phyllotaxy, phyllotaxis
1. the arrangement of the leaves on the stem of a plant.
2. the science or study of the arrangement and distribution of leaves. — phyllotactic , adj .

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