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  • n. Plural form of phyllode.

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Examples

  • Taylor had an aggressive type of cancer called a phyllodes tumor, which appears in less than 1 percent of breast cancer cases.

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  • Instead they produce phyllodes, or flattened leaf petioles.

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  • Investigations suggest that true leaves promote more rapid early growth when moisture is adequate, whereas phyllodes are better adapted to drought.

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  • Due to dense foliage, broad phyllodes, and shallow root system, A. mangium is more susceptible to wind damage than ocher Acacia species.

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  • The dark green, glabrous phyllodes can be up to 25 cm long and 10 cm broad.

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  • Adaptation of Acacia koa leaves and phyllodes to changes in photosynthetic photon flux density.

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  • Fresh phyllodes are not palatable for cattle and sheep, but when the branches are lopped the dry foliage is eaten readily.

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  • At Bambey, Senegal, 4 year old Acacia holosericea produced 13 tons/ha of green wood and almost 3 tons/ha of dry phyllodes, demonstrating its considerably greater productivity than the local Acacia Senegal.

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  • The phyllodes range from short and needle-like to long (20 cm), broad (1 cm) and net.

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  • Aborigines also used the resinous phyllodes of desert mulga form as an adhesive resin (Turnbull et al. 1986).

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