heterophyllous love

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having dissimilar leaves on one plant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having leaves of different types upon the same plant

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having leaves of more than one shape on the same plant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, having two different kinds of leaves on the same stem, as Potamogeton heterophyllus, which has broad floating leaves, with narrow leaves submerged in the water.
  • In Zoöl., pertaining to or having the characters of the Heterophylli, as an ammonite.

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