Sentence Examples with the word cuneate

The different forms of leaf may occur on the same plant, the deeply divided foliage often characterizing the main stem, while the cuneate leaves were borne on lateral shoots.

In the species on which the genus was founded the leaves, as the generic name implies, are cuneate and entire, or toothed on their anterior margina l in other cases they are deeply divided by dichotomy into narrow segments, or the whorl consists of a larger number (up to 30) of apparently simple, linear leaves, which may represent the segments of a smaller number.