anisophyllous

[ an-ahy-suh-fil-uh s, an-ahy- ]
/ ænˌaɪ səˈfɪl əs, ˌæn aɪ- /

adjective Botany.

having leaves of different shapes or sizes.

Origin of anisophyllous

First recorded in 1875–80; aniso- + -phyllous

Related forms

an·i·so·phyl·ly, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for anisophyllous

anisophyllous

/ (æˌnaɪsəʊˈfɪləs) /

adjective

another word for heterophyllous

Derived Forms

anisophylly, noun
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