leaf mosaic

noun

Definition of leaf mosaic

1 : the arrangement of foliage in most plants (as in the common ivy) in such a pattern as to expose the maximum number of leaves to the direct rays of the sun with little loss of intervening space

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“Leaf mosaic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leaf%20mosaic. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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