heterophyllous

adjective
het·​ero·​phyl·​lous | \ ˌhe-tə-rō-ˈfi-ləs How to pronounce heterophyllous (audio) \

Definition of heterophyllous

: having the foliage leaves of more than one form on the same plant or stem

Other Words from heterophyllous

heterophylly \ ˈhe-​tə-​rō-​ˌfi-​lē How to pronounce heterophyllous (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of heterophyllous

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

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“Heterophyllous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heterophyllous. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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