midrib midrib  /ˈmɪd rɪb/


  • (n) the vein in the center of a leaf


  • Winter decimates weevil, salvinia in Caddo Lake

    Giant salvinia is native to South America. It is a small, free-floating plant that grows in clusters and develops into dense floating mats. Its leaves are oblong, range from to 1 inches long, and have a distinct midrib along which the leaf may fold.
    on March 29, 2014     Source: The Longview News-Journal

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