Leaf shape terminology question

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  1. robniese

    robniese New Member

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    Hello friends. I am having trouble writing a succinct, scientific description of this leaf shape. The bottom leaf could be "medially constricted," perhaps? But I'm at a loss for the others.
    Any suggestions?
     

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    SusanDunlap Active Member

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    Perhaps all three should be treated as one, as the variations between each one are rather minute, or, would be considered normal variation. Can you tell what plant they are from?
     
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    Douglas Justice Active Member UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout Maple Society 10 Years

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    Obspatulate.
     
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    Obspatulate! Can't believe I didn't think of that before! That will do nicely. Thanks!
     
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    seriously.
     

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