What is another word for leaf blade?

4 synonyms found


[ lˈiːf blˈe͡ɪd], [ lˈiːf blˈe‍ɪd], [ l_ˈiː_f b_l_ˈeɪ_d]

Leaf blade refers to the flattened, expanded part of a leaf that carries out photosynthesis. Synonyms for the word leaf blade include lamina, blade, flag, and frond. The term lamina is commonly used in botanical contexts to refer to the thin, flat structure of a leaf or petal. The word blade is often associated with a sharp-edged object, but it also refers to the leaf blade of a plant. Flag is a term used to describe the free or unattached portion of a plant leaf. Frond is typically used in reference to ferns or palms, which have large and complex leaf blades. These synonyms provide a more diverse and descriptive vocabulary to describe the form and function of plant leaves.

Synonyms for Leaf blade:

How to use "Leaf blade" in context?

Leaf blades are the thin, flat structure that makes up the exterior of most leaves. They are made up of a series of veined leaflets that are connected together by the midrib. The leaflets are attached to a supporting stalk by the veins and are pushed through the air by the wind.

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