Compound Leaf

  • (noun): Composed of a number of leaflets on a common stalk.

Some articles on leaf, compound leaf, compound:

Leaf - Morphology - Divisions of The Blade
... A simple leaf has an undivided blade ... However, the leaf shape may be formed of lobes, but the gaps between lobes do not reach to the main vein ... A compound leaf has a fully subdivided blade, each leaflet of the blade separated along a main or secondary vein ...
Glossary Of Botanical Terms - P
... a compound leaf divided into several leaflets arising from the same point at the top of the petiole ... of veins in a simple leaf when they arise in a similar fashion ... panicle (adjective paniculate) a compound raceme an indeterminate inflorescence in which the flowers are borne on branches of the main axis or on further branches of these ...
Loei Province - Tourism - Sights
... into a lotus shape at its top and gilded with gold leaf on black lacquer with a height of 139 centimetres ... many objects of art such as a carved Buddha image gilded with gold leaf on black lacquer in the forgiving posture of the Lan Chang style ... or Thailand’s Guilin is situated within the compound of Wat Tham Phothisat ...

Famous quotes containing the words leaf and/or compound:

    frog pond ...
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    We are all aware that speech, like chemistry, has a structure. There is a limited set of elements—vowels and consonants—and these are combined to produce words which, in turn, compound into sentences.
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