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Use "spathulate" in a sentence
"Along the banks of the river, there is a good deal of a small thorny shrub with white bark and fleshy clavato-spathulate leaves."
"The vegetation of the valleys is the same as that of Bamean; on the north of Akrobat two Statice occur, one with spathulate leaves scapigerous, the other a tall straggling plant."
"The leaves are 6in. to 12in. long, wrinkled, unevenly dentate, oblong and blunt; during the time of seeding the leaves increase in length, some becoming spathulate, or broadly stalked; it ripens seed plentifully, from which seedlings come true."