- heart-shaped, with the attachment at the pointed end, as a leaf.
Origin of obcordate
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Sometimes they are umbilicate below, so that a vertical section would be obcordate.The North American Slime-Moulds
Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
Owing to the rotation of the posterior loph, the apex of the obcordate tooth is at its lingual side.
The most remarkable modification of M3 in Cratogeomys is the obcordate pattern developed in P. merriami of the castanops-group.
Also another Hibiscus, with obcordate tomentose leaves, and pink flowers; both these last were very handsome shrubs.Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2)
Obcordate: inversely heart-shaped, with the point applied to the base of another object or part.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
- botany heart-shaped and attached at the pointed endobcordate leaves
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