amplexifoliate

adjective
am·plex·i·fo·li·ate | \¦amˌpleksə¦-, am¦p-\

Definition of amplexifoliate 

: having amplexicaul leaves

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First Known Use of amplexifoliate

circa 1879, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amplexifoliate

International Scientific Vocabulary amplexi- (from Latin amplexus, past participle of amplecti) + foliate

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The first known use of amplexifoliate was circa 1879

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