As a noun taxonomy
is the science or the technique used to make a classification.
As an adjective subfoliate is
shaped almost like a leaf; not quite foliate.
| Derived terms
Subfoliate is a derived term of foliate.
As adjectives the difference between subfoliate and foliate
is that subfoliate
is shaped almost like a leaf; not quite foliate while foliate
is of or relating to leaves.
As a verb foliate is
to form into leaves.