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Needle leaf

Formal name:  leaf needle-like
Local identifier:  TOP226
Definition:  the leaf (PO:leaf) is simple (PO:simple leaf, TOP:simple leaf), slender, rigid, needle-shaped (PATO:subulate) and is equally wide across most of its length (TOP:leaf length) and often has a stiff tip (PO:leaf tip)
Formal Unit:  unitless (category)

Reference:  Klotz, S., Kühn, I. & Durka, W. (2002): BIOLFLOR - Eine Datenbank zu biologisch-oekologischen Merkmalen der Gefaesspflanzen in Deutschland. - Schriftenreihe fuer Vegetationskunde 38. Bonn: Bundesamt fuer Naturschutz.


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