megaphyll


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megaphyll

the type of leaf found in ferns and seed plants, where the lamina is thought to have developed from a flattened branch and contains VASCULAR BUNDLES.
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Microphylls constitutes 25% of the community, which was followed by megaphylls and Nanophylls with 8.
The microphylls and megaphylls shares the least value of 15.
The Megaphyll clade evolved toward larger, thicker leaves that culminated in the Latin American radiation of Panke (Fig.