Inversely ovate; ovate with the narrow end downward; as, an obovate leaf.
ovate ( q.v.) with the broadest part farthest from the petiole
oval in shape with the broader end above the middle
similar in shape to ovate but attached at the narrower end.
two-dimensional egg-shaped, with the attachment at the narrow end; inverted ovate.
Ovate, but the widest part toward the apex.
Egg-shaped in outline; broadest above the middle. (See also Leaf Shapes.)
ovate with the narrower end basal
Oval leaf widest near the tip.
oval, but broader toward the apex; refers to leaf shape.
of a leaf shape; egg-shaped with the narrower end at the base
a shape with length to width ratios of 2:1-1.5:1, widest above the middle, and with symmetrically curved margins
Egg-shaped usually about 2 - 3 times long as wide.
Egg-shaped, with the broadest part near the top. See drawing of leaf shapes.
Egg shaped and attached at the "pointy" end.
describing a leaf that is up to four times as long as it is wide and tapered at both ends, with the broadest part above the middle (i.e. towards the apex)
when the broadest part of a leaf is beyond the middle, the opposite of ovate.
Inversely ovate. (Picture)
Inversely ovate, with the petiole attachment at the narrower end. [HJ
egg-shaped with the small end at the base; inversely ovate.
inverted ovate; ovate with the broadest part towards the apex.
Broadly rounded at the apex, becoming narrowed below.
a. (L. ob, against; ovum, egg) inversely ovate; having the shape of the longitudinal section of an egg, with the broad end at the top, as some leaves.
The broad end of a leaf upward or at the opposite end to the leaf stalk or petiole. (click here to see obovate leaf)
Inversely ovate, broader at the tip, narrow near the stalk.
Inversely ovate, broadest above the middle.
As OVATE, but broadest beyond middle; c1.2-3x as long as wide. Parent Term: Leaf_blade_shape Difficulty Level
Egg-shaped with widest part above the middle.
shaped like an egg with the narrow part below the broad part.
Shaped like an upside-down egg
Shaped like an egg, with the narrow end at the base.
egg-shaped, with the broader end above the middle (refers to leaves).
Inverted ovate; egg-shaped, with the broadest part above, or away from the stem.
The condition where the shape of a leaf or leaflet is widest above the middle (that is, closer to the apex [or tip] of the leaf), such as the leaflets of Common Horsechestnut.
Egg-shaped with the broadest part towards the apex.
inversely egg-shaped in outline with the attachment at the narrower end
inverted egg-shape, widest above the middle & wider in apical part than in oblanceolate
Egg-shaped, with the wide end outward. ()
Shaped like a hen's egg with the narrower end attached to the leaf stalk (see diagram).
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
Wider at the top than at the bottom.