odd-pinnate


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odd-pinnate

adj
(Botany) (of a plant leaf) pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex

odd′-pin′nate



adj.
pinnate with an odd terminal leaflet.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.odd-pinnate - (a leaf shape) pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex
compound - composed of more than one part; "compound leaves are composed of several lobes; "compound flower heads"
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Once you know what it looks like, you can easily recognize it: early leaves are entire and oblong, giving way to the familiar odd-pinnate leaves with one to four pairs of small side leaflets.
The leaves are alternate, odd-pinnate with 15 to 23 leaflets, the largest of which are located in the center.
Crown vetch is identified by alternate, odd-pinnate, hairless leaves, with up to 25 lanceolate leaflets.