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Types of Compound Leaves

Pinnate (odd): Leaflets are attached along an extension of the petiole called a rachis; there is a terminal leaflet and therefore an odd number of leafle

 

Twice pinnate: The leaflets are also divided into leaflets. 

 

Pinnate (even): Leaflets are attached along an extension of the petiole called a rachis; there is an even number of leaflets. 

 

Palmate: Leaflets are attached to the tip of the petiole.