cladophyll

noun
clad·o·phyll | \ˈkla-də-ˌfil \

Definition of cladophyll 

: a flattened photosynthetic branch assuming the form of and closely resembling an ordinary foliage leaf

First Known Use of cladophyll

1879, in the meaning defined above

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