Definition of Trifoliolate leaf
1. Noun. Having three leaflets.
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Literary usage of Trifoliolate leaf
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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"Such a form is not followed by a trifoliolate leaf, but, in all the cases noted, by a leaf with five leaflets. These teeth then appear to represent the ..."
2. Gray's Botanical Text-book by Asa Gray (1879)
"But, in either class of compound leaves, the leaflets may be reduced to a minimum number. A pinnately trifoliolate leaf is one of the ..."
3. Introduction to Structural and Systematic Botany and Vegetable Physiology by Asa Gray (1875)
"A pinnately trifoliolate leaf (Fig. 286) is readily distinguished by having the two lateral leaflets ... So a trifoliolate leaf twice compound becomes ..."
4. Botany All the Year Round: A Practical Text-book for Schools by Eliza Frances Andrews (1903)
"In a trifoliolate leaf, or one of three parts, it is often difficult for a beginner to decide whether ... Pinnately trifoliolate leaf of a desmodium. 67. ..."
5. Text-book of General Botany by Wilhelm Julius Behrens (1885)
"The trifoliolate leaf is composed of a pair of leaflets and an odd terminal ... The trifoliolate leaf forms the link between the pinnate and palmate forms. ..."
6. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"... and then divided into three, just as we must conceive the trifoliolate leaf to have been derived in the first place from a sessile, simple-bladed one. ..."
7. Class Book of Botany: Being an Introduction to the Study of the Vegetable by John Hutton Balfour (1852)
"A ternate (trifoliolate) leaf may divide in such a way as to form three leaflets on the secondary veins proceeding from each of its primary veins, ..."