Leaves apexes vary greatly
from plant to plant and are useful in
classification and identification.
Terms dealing whit the shape of the base of a
Becoming Gradually Pointed
- Truncate: Appearing
to terminate abruptly, as if by cutting off.
- Retuse: Rounded or
obtuse with a central shallow indentation.
- Obtuse: Rounded not
Imperfectly or less than completely obtuse.