Horticulture in the Desert

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Types of Leaves

Posted by VT Jenny on September 21, 2008

Simple Leaves – pinnate venation, palmate venation, parallel venation

Simple Leaf

Compound Leaf –

Compound Leaf

Palmately Compound

Phyllotaxiz – arangment of leaves on a stem

alternate – one leaf per node
opposite – two leaves per node
whorled – three or more leaves per node

* photos from Manual of Woody Landscape Plants – Michael Dirr 4th edition *

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