Glossary: pinnate

Definition:

a leaf composed of more than 3 leaflets arranged in two rows along a common stalk or rhachis.

A single leaf of Fagaropsis angolensis, taken at Imire Game Park. This is an example of an imparipinnate leaf, one that has a terminal leaflet.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Glossary details: pinnate.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=544, retrieved 20 September 2017

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