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amplexifoliate

[ am-plek-suh-foh-lee-it, -eyt, am-plek- ]
/ ˌæm plɛk səˈfoʊ li ɪt, -ˌeɪt, æmˌplɛk- /
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adjective Botany.

having amplexicaul leaves.

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Origin of amplexifoliate

1875–80; amplexi- (see amplexicaul) + foliate
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