The UKBA Glossary of Bonsai Terms - L

Subject

 

Chinese

Kanji

 

Image

 

Explanation

Lanceolate

 

 

 

 

 

lance-shaped, widening above the base and long tapering to the apex

Lateral

 

 

 

 

 

on or near the side

Leader

 

 

 

 

 

the clearly defined single dominant stem at the top of the tree

Leaf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Leaf scars

 

 

 

 

 

 

Linear

 

 

 

 

 

long and narrow with nearly parallel margins

Literati

 

 

 

 

 

see Bunjin-gi

Low or bottom worked

 

 

 

 

 

 

grafted or budded at or near ground level

“Lychee”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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