leaf tip

Term Information

plant anatomy
narrow: leaf lamina tip
exact: 葉端 (Japanese)
exact: punta de la hoja (Spanish)
A phyllome tip (PO:0025141) that is part of a leaf apex (PO:0020137). [source: POC:Ramona_Walls]
This term is to be used for only the apical most portion of a leaf. For a larger area, use the term leaf apex. Use this term when describing the shape of a leaf tip. If you are annotating to this term, please add an additional annotation to vascular leaf (PO:0009025) or non-vascular leaf (PO:0025075), depending on the species. All annotations for angiosperms, gymnosperms, and pteridophytes should go to vascular leaf and all annotations for bryophytes should go to non-vascular leaf.

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