From the leaf, inserted half its length in the soil (or sometimes only the petiole inserted) a tuber arises.
Metapodeon: the abdomen behind the podeon or petiole in Hymenoptera.
Cushion, the enlargement at the insertion or base of a petiole.
Some, however, have no petiole, but the blade is in direct contact with the stem.
The young plant usually arises most readily from the leaf-stalk or petiole.
The point of each cutting should contain a portion of the petiole.
In the Census Report, 1891, the division Karukku-mattai (petiole of the palmyra leaf with serrated edges) was returned.
The top, as the tip of a bud or the end of a leaf which is opposite the petiole.
The leaf-blade is linear-lanceolate, finely acuminate, base narrowed into a petiole, scaberulous on both the surfaces.
In the petiole of Mimosa, the velocity in summer is as high as 30 mm.
"footstalk of a leaf," 1753, from French pétiole (18c.), from Late Latin petiolus, misspelling of peciolus "stalk, stem," literally "little foot," diminutive of pediculus "foot stalk," itself a diminutive of pes (genitive pedis) "foot" (see foot (n.)). Given its modern sense by Linnaeus.
petiole pet·i·ole (pět'ē-ōl')
A stem or pedicle.