palmately compound leaf

palmately compound leaf

[¦pä‚māt·lē ‚käm‚pau̇nd ′lēf]
(botany)
A leaf with leaflets that originate from a common point at the end of the petiole.
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2a, b, d-i) was alternatively considered by Ahrendt (1961:5)to correspond to a leaflet of a palmately compound leaf or homologous to each leaflet of a pinnately compound leaf of Mahonia (Fig.
The phase change of the apical meristem of the short shoots from vegetative to reproductive stands against Ahrendt's (1961) interpretation that each foliose leaf in these shoots represents a leaflet of a palmately compound leaf.