Origin of cordate
Examples from the Web for cordate
The leaves are simple and cordate; and they do not appear till the flowers have faded.Botany for Ladies|Jane Loudon
The leaves of this plant are stalked, cordate, and irregularly toothed.
It may also be distinguished by the appendage in the notch, which is cordate in form, and flat.
Heart-shaped or cordate, similar to ovate, but with a notch at the base.Trees of the Northern United States|Austin C. Apgar
A whole leaf-blade may be cordate, or the term may be applied to the base of a leaf only.The Plants of Michigan|Henry Allan Gleason