Definitions for cladophyllˈklæd ə fɪl, ˈkleɪ də-

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  1. cladode, cladophyll, phylloclad, phylloclade(noun)

    a flattened stem resembling and functioning as a leaf

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  1. cladophyll(Noun)

    A phyllode

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  1. Cladophyll(noun)

    a special branch, resembling a leaf, as in the apparent foliage of the broom (Ruscus) and of the common cultivated smilax (Myrsiphillum)

  2. Origin: [Gr. a sprout + a leaf.]

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  1. Phylloclade

    Phylloclades and cladodes are flattened, photosynthetic shoots, which are usually considered to be modified branches. The two terms are used either differently or interchangeably by different authors. Phyllocladus, a genus of conifer, is named after these structures. Phylloclades/cladodes have been identified in fossils dating from as early as the Permian.

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