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palmate

, palmated
1. shaped like an open hand
2. Botany having more than three lobes or segments that spread out from a common point
3. (of the feet of most water birds) having three toes connected by a web

palmate

[′pä‚māt]
(botany)
Having lobes, such as on leaves, that radiate from a common point.
(vertebrate zoology)
Having webbed toes.
(zoology)
Having the distal portion broad and lobed, resembling a hand with the fingers spread.

palmate

1. A column capital resembling the leaves of a palm tree.
2. A Palmette.
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The new diagnosis also describes the shape of setae, which can be crenulated, barbulate or palmate.
Training example Features Class Angiosperm Phyllotaxy Shape of leaf woody vine alternate oblong & elliptical [C.sub.1] woody vine alternate cordate [C.sub.2] woody vine alternate elliptical [C.sub.3] woody Vine alternate palmate [C.sub.4] shrub opposite palmate & divided [C.sub.5] tree alternate ovate [C.sub.6] tree opposite elliptical [C.sub.7] tree opposite oblong & elliptical [C.sub.8] Table 2.
Leaf venation can be either netted (pinnate), parallel, or palmate, as shown in Figure 4-14.
She was greeted by one of her favorite flowers in bloom: dark green palmate leaves with pale blue flowers that winked under their helmets.
Diversity of the microflora of edible macroalga (Palmaria palmate) Food microbiology 2002;19:249-57.
I had assumed that my plant identification students, after a standard introductory leaf morphology practical session, would be able to consistently and confidently recognise and describe characters such as leaf arrangement (alternate, opposite of whorled), and leaf simple or compound (trifoliolate, palmate, pinnate, bipinnate or tripinnate).
There are several characteristics for species identification of anopheline mosquito larvae, for instance tergal plates, palmate hairs and mesothoracic pleural hair.
Venation pattern palmate, convergent at apex; leaf axis reduced; midvein
I'm sure moose hunting strategy has not changed in 30-some years; it's mostly about a great amount of pleasant time just sitting on a good vantage point and looking over miles of tundra, tag alder and willow strewn terrain searching for the glint of palmate antlers when there is sunlight or the ponderous dark hulk of an animal near seven feet tall moving through the habitat of its wonderful world.