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.