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Australian Biological Resources Study

Flora of Australia

Compiled by A.McCusker

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bipinnate: of leaves, twice pinnately divided. cf. pinnate, tripinnate.
compound: of a leaf, having the blade divided into two or more distinct leaflets; of an inflorescence, made up of an aggregate of smaller inflorescences.
simple: undivided; of a leaf, not divided into leaflets; of a hair or an inflorescence, not branched.
tripinnate: of leaves, thrice pinnately divided. cf. bipinnate, pinnate.
Leaf Complexity
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