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  • noun Plural form of cladode.


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  • The stem of Casuarinaceae is composed of two parts indeterminate persistent branches which after secondary thickening, form the permanent above-growt plant body; ant determinate deciduous branchlets (incorrectly called cladodes), about 15-25 mm in diameter.

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  • The needles are actually modified branchlets, termed cladodes, and differ from pine needles in that they are segmented and pull apart easily.

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  • Change to spines instead of laminar (blade) leaves (e.g. cladodes), as photosynthetic functions are transferred to the leaf stem (

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  • Studies have shown that a hectare of mature cactus pear can produce up to 100 tonnes of cladodes (the cactus "leaves") a year in areas with as little as 150mm of rainfall. "

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