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Leaf Structure

Pictorial Glossary

Compound Leaves - Pinnate

Pinnate - a compound leaf in which the leaflets are arranged in two rows, one on each side of the midrib.

The Flora of NSW uses the terminology of:

  • 1-pinnate for pinnate

Compound Leaves - PinnateCompound Leaves - Pinnate

Clarke, I. &  Lee, H. (1987) Name that Flower, Melbourne University Press,  Victoria.