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

  • n. A strand of vascular tissue that extends between the vascular bundle of a stem and a leaf.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An extension of vascular tissue from a plant's stem into a nearby leaf, resulting in a leaf gap in the plant's stele.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. one or more fibrovascular bundles, which may be traced down an endogenous stem from the base of a leaf.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A foliar trace. See trace.


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