Definition of obcordate in English:

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Pronunciation: /äbˈkôrˌdāt/


(Of a leaf) in the shape of a heart with the pointed end at the base.
Example sentences
  • The typical variety has ovate to obcordate leafets.
  • They all have ternate leaves with obcordate leaflets, and with the exception of O. violacea, bear yellow flowers.
  • The flowers have bright yellow petals which are obovate or obcordate and from 4-6 mm long.

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Syllabification: ob·cor·date

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