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Like, there are leaves on the outside, and leaves on the inside which are usually protected from the elements.

  • I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because there is not enough research/information in the post to indicate that such a word even exists. – Tushar Raj Jul 2 '15 at 7:34
  • @TusharRaj If he knew that such a word even exists, he would probably know the word itself, too... – Wottensprels Jul 2 '15 at 7:35
  • @Sprottenwels: Probably. Not necessarily. We get requests here where the asker knows there is a word but can't place it. Good OPs even include what their reasearch turned up. – Tushar Raj Jul 2 '15 at 7:36
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I believe there aren't any words to describe this. Adhering to a phyllotaxy dictionary also doesn't yield good results.

You may want to use 'sheltered/shielded/inner foliage' or 'inter-verduary so-and-so' or even 'secluded leafage/foliage'.

Capitalizing on the 'covered' aspect, by using adjectives like 'umbriferous' (Meaning: casting shade or shadow), in a different syntax as opposed to your sentence can also, if done right, yield the same result.

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I don't believe that there is a single term for this but I might be wrong.

I'd suggest something like 'delicate foliage', maybe with further circumscription.

The tree's inner delicate foliage, protected from harms of any sort by the shrouding outer leaves

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•SHOOT:

"Shoot(s)", meaning emerging steam and embryonic leaves of a new plant, may be used.

•SPROUT:

A new growth on a plant whether from seeds or other parts is called 'SPROUT'It can be used as well.

•EAR:

At the simplest, "EAR" may have a chance

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