Definition of Decompound leaf

1. Noun. A leaf having divisions that are themselves compound.

Generic synonyms: Compound Leaf



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decompound Leaf

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Literary usage of Decompound leaf

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1. Outlines of Botany for the High School Laboratory and Classroom by Robert Greenleaf Leavitt, Charles Herbert Clark, Mrs. Sophia M'Ilvaine (Bledsoe) Herrick, Asa Gray (1901)
"129 represents a four times ter- nately compound (in other words a ternately decompound) leaf of a common Meadow Rue. 187. When the botanist, in describing ..."

2. Analytical Class-book of Botany: Designed for Academies and Private Students by Frances Harriet Green, Joseph W. Congdon (1857)
"11, is Ternately Decompound. LEAF-MARGIN. 283. THE MARGIN OP THE LEAF is generally marked hy notches of various forms. The different modes of being cut ..."

3. The Structure and Development of Mosses and Ferns (Archegoniatae). by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1905)
"From these there is a complete series to the ample decompound leaf of B. Virginianum. When the other parts of the plant are studied we find that this ..."

4. Lessons with Plants: Suggestions for Seeing and Interpreting Some of the by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"The primary divisions in a palmately decompound leaf (as a 6) are not given a distinct name in general botanical literature. The botanist would describe ..."

5. Outlines of Botany for the High School Laboratory and Classroom: (based on by Robert Greenleaf Leavitt (1901)
"129 represents a four times ter- nately compound (in other words a ternately decompound) leaf of a common Meadow Rue. 187. When the botanist, in describing ..."

6. Gray's School and Field Book of Botany: Consisting of "Lessons in Botany by Asa Gray (1887)
"... decompound) leaf of a common Meadow Rue. 156. When the botanist, in describing leaves, wishes to express the number of the leaflets, he may use terms ..."

7. First Lessons with Plants: Being an Abridgement of "Lessons with Plants by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1898)
"The primary divisions in a palmately decompound leaf (as « 6) are not given a distinct name in general botanical literature. The botanist would describe ..."

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