scale leaf


scale leaf

noun

  1. a scalelike leaf, as a bud scale or certain bracts.

noun botany

  1. a modified leaf, often small and membranous, protecting buds, etc
  2. any of the leaves of some conifers, such as cypresses, that are small and tightly pressed to the stem

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