saggitate

saggitate

(of plant structures) shaped like an arrowhead, with two backward-pointing barbs.
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[The leaves] are named: cuneiform and ensiform, spathulate and saggitate and their margins are serrated, lapidary, lobed (17) The language that describes (or names) the fossil leaves implies their remembered living embodiment, and the act of inscription is related to the speaker's sense of groundedness in her self.
The same terminology is applied to the medial lobe of hastate, saggitate, and cordate leaves, which usually have three basal, acrodromous primaries, supplying the medial and basal lobes.