- of, relating to, or having the nature of a leaf or leaves.
Origin of foliar
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Phyllome, foliar parts, those answering to leaves in their nature.The Elements of Botany
Such behavior suggests that these plants were originally furnished with cylindrical stems and foliar leaves.
For other illustrations of increased leaf-formation, see Multiplication of foliar organs.Vegetable Teratology
Maxwell T. Masters
On turning from foliar expansions, to stems and roots, facts of like meaning meet us.Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I
No special secretion has been observed to be exuded in the foliar chambers of Lathraea.The Romance of Plant Life
G. F. Scott Elliot
- of or relating to a leaf or leaves
C19: from French foliaire, from Latin folium leaf
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