Definition of lace-leaf in English:

lace-leaf

noun

  • An aquatic plant having leaves which appear to consist of a network of veins, Aponogeton madagascariensis (family Aponogetonaceae), native to Madagascar but cultivated elsewhere, especially as an aquarium plant (also more fully "lace-leaf plant").

adjective

  • Designating plants having finely dissected or laciniate leaves.

Origin

Mid 19th century.