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heterophyllous

[het-er-uh-fil-uh s] /ˌhɛt ər əˈfɪl əs/
adjective, Botany
1.
having different kinds of leaves on the same plant.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; hetero- + -phyllous
Related forms
heterophylly, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for heterophylly

heterophyllous

/ˌhɛtərəʊˈfɪləs; ˌhɛtəˈrɒfɪləs/
adjective
1.
(of plants such as arrowhead) having more than one type of leaf on the same plant Also anisophyllous
Derived Forms
heterophylly, noun
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