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pinnate

(pĭn′āt′)
adj.
Resembling a feather in having parts or branches arranged on each side of a common axis: pinnate leaves; pinnate gills.

pin′nate′ly adv.

pinnate

(of compound leaves) made up of leaflets arranged in two rows on opposite sides of the axis, or RACHIS.
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wolfii) but the teeth in the latter two are not pinnate.
In terms of leaf organization, there was a tendency for compound leaves to have higher leaf size and these differences were significant when treating compoundness as a factor in an independent analysis; specifically pair-wise comparisons showed that simple leaves had a smaller area than pinnate leaves.
Most Palm are tree-like, with single trunks and either fan shaped (palmate) or feather shaped (pinnate) compound leaves.
We determined five ontogenetic stages for both species of Euterpe and hybrids: (i) seedling: individual with up to three leaves with palmate leaflets; (ii) sapling: individual with pinnate leaves, without exposed stem; (iii) juvenile: individual with pinnate leaves and exposed stem; (iv) immature: individual with pinnate leaves, exposed stem and with no signs of reproductive events; (v) adult: individual with pinnate leaves, exposed stem, and signs of reproduction such as infrutescences or their scars on the stem.
The leaves at the base of the plant are simple, 0.5-2 in (1.3-5.1 cm) long and shallowly lobed, while leaves higher on the stems are feathery pinnate, divided into numerous leaves.
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Mahonia japonica is handsome, growing up to 2m in 10 years, with deep green pinnate leaves and long arching sprays of fragrant lemon yellow flowers in early to mid winter.
Lamina stomatal frequency was determined on the abaxial and adaxial surfaces for two leaflets of the medium part of leaf + 2 of four plants randomly selected (pinnate leaves) in each plot.
Glycerrhiza glabra is an herbaceous perennial legume having pinnate leaves and long flowers.
The leaves are dark green, with 6-18 leaflets, leathery pinnate and distinctive for the lack of an end leaflet Blooming time is in mid May to July.
Leaves lobeless, main leaf veins pinnate Cornus (Dogwood) and curving away from margin toward leaf tip.