Definitions

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  • adj. Having broad leaves.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having broad leaves.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Broad-leafed, as a plant.

Etymologies

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Latin latifolius.

Examples

  • This could be minimized by planting certain latifoliate plants that would act as a barrier and by creating firebreaks in the forest.

    Cuban pine forests

  • The following perennial tropical forest latifoliate elements were combined: low altitude pluvial, submontane pluvial, montane pluvial, typical cloud, low cloud over serpentine, low altitude evergreen mesophile, submontane evergreen mesophile, and coastal microphile.

    Cuban moist forests

  • They may be intermixed with latifoliate species, forming mixed forests, and constitute the only type of forests above elevations of 2,500 meters.

    Hispaniolan pine forests

  • The pino criollo, cuaba or "pin" (Pinus occidentalis), the only native pine of Hispaniola, has an altitudinal range of 200 to 3,175 m, and can be found in mixed populations with latifoliate trees, below elevations of 2,100 meters or pure populations, above elevations of 2,100 meters.

    Hispaniolan pine forests

  • Finally, there is also subarboreal to latifoliate bushy vegetation typical of serpentinites and transitional between the dry forests and the xeric shrublands.

    Cuban dry forests

  • According to the Dominican Republic’s 1999 National Human Development Report, latifoliate cloud forest in this country covers 2.29 %, latifoliate forest 6.54%, and semi-wet latifoliate forest 4.25%, for a total of 13%.

    Hispaniolan moist forests

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