from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Broad-leaved.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Used to define a type of tree: having broad and flat, often deciduous leaves as opposed to having needles.
- adj. Used in the name of a plant or tree: having especially broad leaves.
- n. A tree (Terminalia latifolia) of Jamaica.
- n. A type of tobacco having broad leaves, used for making cigars.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A tree (Terminalia latifolia) of Jamaica, the wood of which is used for boards, scantling, shingles, etc; -- sometimes called the almond tree, from the shape of its fruit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tall tree, Terminalia latifolia, natural order Combretaceœ, common in Jamaica, bearing large and long-petioled leaves at the end of the branches.
- n. Also in New Zealand a name for a large tree of the dogwood family, Decostea littoralis (Griselinia littoralis of Raoul), yielding a hard, red, durable wood. Called by the natives paukatea.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having relatively broad rather than needlelike or scalelike leaves
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What they call broadleaf is the best; leaves about two feet long and a foot wide.
Habitats such as broadleaf forests are often small and fragmented, which makes it harder for species to move.
Today, Felix Dennis is also to be found: writing (and performing) his rave-reviewed poetry; and philanthropically planting a 1,300-acre (and growing) forest of substantial native broadleaf trees in Warwickshire, in the middle of England.
Broadleaf weeds, such as dandelions, broadleaf plantain, and ground ivy, can be pulled out by hand anytime.
-- Glossy Abelia (A. x grandiflora) is a shade-tolerant broadleaf evergreen shrub that grows about 3 to 6 feet high and wide with a long season of flower.
Even in dense broadleaf forest away from dark conifers and shrubs "moldy oak" will silhouette like hell.
This is because these sorts of projects offer nothing in the way of profits on the short or medium term, so why would commercial companies be interested in growing broadleaf trees
The consultation is silent, too, on the need to preserve programmes to replant former ancient woodlands, now under conifer, with broadleaf trees.
Many broadleaf evergreens are susceptible to wind burn in the winter.
Weed-Aside is labeled to control broadleaf weeds, annual grassy weeds, mosses, algae and lichens.