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pinnate

, pinnated
1. like a feather in appearance
2. (of compound leaves) having the leaflets growing opposite each other in pairs on either side of the stem

pinnate

[′pi‚nāt]
(botany)
Having parts arranged like a feather, branching from a central axis.
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Pelvic-fin depressed, tip of which far for reaching the anal-fin origin, with rays seven; caudal-fin truncated without pinnate rays, dorsal procurrent rays of which extending quite anterior to its base.
diversifolia is dichotomous while being pinnate in P.
In relation to leaf organization, 62% of the species included in the study had simple leaves, 28% pinnate leaves and 10% bipinnate leaves.
Cocos nucifera (Coconut Palm) is a large palm, growing up to 30 m (98 ft) tall, with pinnate leaves 4-6 m (13-20 ft) long, and pinnae 60-90 cm long.
They have oblong alternate leaves that measure 4 to 12 cm long and 2 to 6 cm wide with pinnate veins, lobulated base which constitutes a significant characteristic since its bright green leaves have one side longer than the other and its border is slightly serrated (Gargiullo et al 2008).
Its leaves have the usual rose formation, pinnate with narrow-toothed leaflets with up to 19 on each leaf.
The scenes form a landscape with palm trees, papyrus, running spirals, and pinnate bands, arranged in an unusual set of stepped, trapezoidal zones and red-and-white horizontal stripes.
This is accentuated by the tall palm trees that serve as shelter during hot summer months with their pinnate leaves.
The branches and pinnate leaves of the staghorn grow in an upright, spreading manner.
("The whorl of Berberis leaves may be regarded as a pinnate leaf in which the leaflet internodes of the rachis have been eliminated, thus bringing leaflets, now regarded as simple leaves, into a cluster at the stem node ...
Ours involved being stalked for half an hour by three Pinnate Spadefish in the Maldives as we navigated the underground gardens of a coral reef, 12m below sea.