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Leaves succubous, subconcave or flat, the apex rounded, rarely retuse or bidentate; underleaves none (in our species).
Leaves succubous, ovate-oblong, entire or slightly retuse; underleaves none.
Retuse, with rounded summit slightly indented, forming a very shallow notch, as in Fig. 137.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
Retuse: ending in an obtuse sinus or broad, shallow notch, terminated by an obtuse hollow.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
They are entire, with an emarginate or even retuse apex and an unequal base, and texture coriaceous.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley