Meaning of obcordate in English:


Pronunciation /ɒbˈkɔːdeɪt/


  • (of a leaf) in the shape of a heart with the pointed end at the base.

    ‘The typical variety has ovate to obcordate leafets.’
    • ‘They all have ternate leaves with obcordate leaflets, and with the exception of O. violacea, bear yellow flowers.’
    • ‘The flowers have bright yellow petals which are obovate or obcordate and from 4-6 mm long.’