Metapodeon: the abdomen behind the podeon or petiole in Hymenoptera.
Some, however, have no petiole, but the blade is in direct contact with the stem.
The point of each cutting should contain a portion of the petiole.
They are usually on the petiole at the base of the leaf but are sometimes on the leaf itself.
Such a petiole is illustrated in fig. 79, with its V-shaped fernlike ...