from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A rounded apical prolongation of the leaves of Musa and some other monocotyledons which are convolute in the bud, regarded by Goebel (the author of the term) as serving to close up the bud. This tip also fills up the space formed by the convolution of the leaf next above.


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