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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.

pinnate

featherlike; said of a muscle in which the fibers lie at angles to its tendon. The fibers may be unipinnate, bipinnate, etc.
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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.
New, compact Mahonia nitida Cabaret grows to 1m with glossy pinnate leaves, copper when young.
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.
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The tree is slender, erect up to 30 meters tall with a smooth trunk and a crown of large pinnate leaves 1-2 cm long, orange coloured when ripe, with hard fibrous endocarp and a single seed, commonly called a nut.
The coconut palm is large, growing as tall as 30 meters, with pinnate leaves 4-6m long.
This tree can grow up to 10 feet high and sports a slender trunk with bright green pinnate leaves that grow from the top of the trunk.
Leaves odd pinnate (-trifoliolate), petioled; leaflets paired, alternate, or irregularly arranged, entire; stipules free, persistent or caducous.
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occidentalis are alternate, compound and pinnate, consisting of four to five pairs of leaflets widely spaced along a common stalk.