|Leaf Terms / I
a lot of different terms used to identify the type of leaf you're examining.
Below is a series of diagrams labeling the different types, shapes, and
parts of leaves. Take a closer look and learn some new vocabulary.
||Here, you can see the major
parts of an individual leaf. The stipule isn't
always found on a leaf and the stalk is also
called the petiole sometimes.
The direction in which the veins run along the blade of
the leaf is described as either parallel or
|Here, we see pictures of five different
types of compound leaves. Tiny leaflets
arranged in a set pattern together make one compound leaf.
2) Twice pinnate
4) Three-divided (trifoliate)
5) Three-times-three-divided (ternate)