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Leaf succulent  [ Botany - Morphology - Habit of growth ]

Dictionary of botanic terminology
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  A plant that uses the (thickened) leaves to store water.  

A "leaf succulent” is a plant that stores water in enlarged, specialized spongy portions of their leaves; a plant with fleshy and juicy leaves.

In general succulents are plants that store water in their plant tissue, they may be loosely grouped as:

 


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