Definitions for "Cladophyll"
Keywords:  flattened, stem, leaf, smilax, ruscus
A special branch, resembling a leaf, as in the apparent foliage of the broom (Ruscus) and of the common cultivated smilax (Myrsiphillum).
A cladophyll is a modified stem that looks somewhat like a leaf. It it typically flat, green, and contains more width than a typical stem. It will bear leaves, flowers and fruits. This is a synonym for cladode.
a flattened stem resembling and functioning as a leaf