cladode

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cladode

a green flattened stem that functions as a leaf. For example, the lateral branches of butcher's broom Ruscus aculeatus are cladodes and bear flower buds.
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Cladophyll cuvette conditions during each measurement were maintained at 40% relative humidity, 25 [degrees] C cuvette temperature, and 35 Pa C[O.
where D is cladophyll diameter and L is the length of the cladophyll and n is the number of cladophylls used.
Cladophyll temperature was maintained at 25 [degrees] C with thermoelectric coolers, and water vapor pressure deficit (VPD) was generally held between 1.
Effect of cladophyll age on photosynthetic parameters was analyzed by Tukey's test.
For each fern, mean values of cladophyll length (l) and diameter (d) were determined with calipers and a stereomicroscope with a graduated eyepiece.
Mean cladophyll diameter, and the ratio of cladophyll volume/cladophyll area, were positively associated with [A.
Mean cladophyll diameter, ratio of cladophyll volume: cladophyll area (V:A), and mean fern nitrogen concentration, chlorophyll concentration (Chl), soluble sugar concentration (SSC) and soluble protein concentration (SPC) expressed per unit of cladophyll volume, and [A.
The fern is extremely hardy and can survive for decades without much attention, but while the berries cause diarrhea and vomiting if consumed, and are deadly to cats and dogs, the newly emerging cladophylls are edible.
Cladophylls are leaflike, succulent stems modified for water storage.