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Australian Biological Resources Study

Flora of Australia

Compiled by A.McCusker

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crenate: with small, rounded teeth; scalloped.
crenulate: minutely scalloped.
dentate: toothed.
denticulate: finely toothed.
entire: having a smooth margin, not dissected or toothed.
serrate: toothed, with asymmetrical teeth pointing forward.
serrulate: finely serrate.
sinuate: with deep, wave-like depressions along the margin. cf. undulate.
spine: a stiff, sharp-pointed structure, formed by modification of a plant organ, e.g. a lateral branch or a stipule.
Leaf Marginal Incision
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