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ˈklæd ə fɪl, ˈkleɪ də-clado·phyll

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cladode, cladophyll, phylloclad, phyllocladenoun

    a flattened stem resembling and functioning as a leaf


  1. cladophyllnoun

    A phyllode


  1. cladophyll

    In botany, the petiole () is the stalk that attaches the leaf blade to the stem,: 87 : 171  and is able to twist the leaf to face the sun. This gives a characteristic foliage arrangement to the plant. Outgrowths appearing on each side of the petiole in some species are called stipules. Leaves with a petiole are said to be petiolate, while leaves lacking a petiole are called sessile or apetiolate.


  1. cladophyll

    A cladophyll is a type of plant structure that resembles and functions as a leaf but is not technically a true leaf. It is actually a stem that has adapted to perform photosynthesis, typically in plants adapted to dry or arid environments. They can be various shapes and sizes, such as flat and leaf-like or round and needle-like. Examples of plants with cladophylls include asparagus and some species of cacti.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cladophyllnoun

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

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cladophyll in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cladophyll in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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