Definition of phyllode in English:
A winged leaf stalk which functions as a leaf.
- A colony is initiated by a single female (or, in some species, a single female with a male) who induces gall formation on a growing phyllode of a host Acacia tree.
- Most Australian wattles lose these true leaves as they grow, and develop instead the leaf-like organ called a phyllode.
Definition of phyllode in:
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