vascular leaf expansion stage
- plant structure development stage
- related: leaf expansion stage in Arabidopsis
- A vascular leaf development stage (PO:0025570) during which vascular leaf size increases primarily through cell expansion. [source: POC:Brian_Atkinson, POC:Laurel_Cooper, TAIR:Katica_Ilic]
- During this stage leaf shaping (GO:0010358) occurs which is defined as the developmental process that pertains to the organization of a leaf in three-dimensional space once the structure has initially formed.
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