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|Describes the type of leaves|
|Used on these elements|
|Documented values: 4|
|Tools for this tag|
leaf_type=* describes the type of leaves, for instance broadleaved or needleleaved.
This key is used as refinement for woody vegetation, such as woodlands, trees or shrubs.
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|leaf_type=broadleaved|| Broadleaved woody vegetation.
Mainly , but also some conifers.
|leaf_type=needleleaved|| Needleleaved woody vegetation.
This category includes all plants with needle-like leaves, even though they are not .
|leaf_type=mixed||Habitat with broadleaved and needleleaved woody vegetation.|
|leaf_type=leafless|| Leafless vegetation.
Plants without any leaves and plants that apparently do not have leaves in the common sense.
| The values relate to the Land Cover Classification System (LCCS) by FAO.|
The Global Forest Map (GFM) by UNEP-WCMC and the Global Land Cover 2000 Project by EU use the same terminology.
- landuse=forest, natural=wood - Woodland.
- natural=scrub - Uncultivated land covered with bushes or stunted trees.
- natural=tree - Single tree, often significant.
- natural=tree_row - Line of trees.
- barrier=hedge - Line of closely spaced shrubs.
- landuse=orchard - Plantation of trees or shrubs maintained for food production.
- Proposed_features/leaftype - Proposal for this feature
- leaf_cycle=* describes the phenology of leaves, such as evergreen or deciduous.
wood=*- Deprecated feature