mottle-leaf

noun
variants: or less commonly mottled leaf

Definition of mottle-leaf

1 : a zinc deficiency disease of citrus plants characterized by a partial chlorosis, reduced size of leaves and fruits, and stunting
2 : a virus disease of cherry characterized by chlorotic mottling, puckering, distortion, and wrinkling of the leaves

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“Mottle-leaf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mottle-leaf. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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