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ˈklæd oʊdclado·de

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  1. cladode, cladophyll, phylloclad, phyllocladenoun

    a flattened stem resembling and functioning as a leaf


  1. cladodenoun

    A flattened organ arising from the stem of a plant. These often replace the leaves in photosynthetic function, as leaves in such plants (for example asparagus, butchers broom) are typically reduced to scales. May also refer to the generally flattened shoot such as the cactus shown.


  1. cladode

    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.


  1. cladode

    A cladode is a type of plant stem that appears like and functions as a leaf. They are green and photosynthetic, typically flat and expanded, providing the main means for photosynthesis in plants that have them. Cladodes are common in certain plant species such as cacti, some species of the asparagus, and Christmas cactus.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cladode in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cladode in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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