#GoldenPothos #indoorplants #plants @plants Somebody tell me what this is, please.
Photos show what it looks like when young and pale vs when it's not so young and turning brown.
So, the parts of a #pothos 🌱 are:rootsstemnodepetioleleafand __?__ 🤷♀️
@evelynyap @plants leaf sheath
@susannah @plants Heeeeeeey...That sounds right. It sounds very right. I'll take that answer! Leaf Sheath!! 🍃👍Thanks! 😊
See, I knew it was "some kind of sleeve* thingy". 🙃
@evelynyap @susannah @plants
It also might be the sheath extension called the ligule...
...everything gets confusing, no matter what the field of interest.
@Algot @evelynyap @plants I think ligules are little outgrowths near the leaf base. I’m most familiar with them in grasses http://ipm.ucanr.edu/PMG/WEEDS/ID/ligules.html
@susannah @Algot @plants Yeah, seems to me the sleeve* thing is more of a leaf sheath than a ligule. It covers a good bit of the petiole -- over a third of its length.
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