foliolate


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foliolate

(ˈfəʊlɪəˌleɪt; fəʊˈlɪəlɪt; -ˌleɪt)
adj
(Botany) botany possessing or relating to leaflets
[C19: from Late Latin foliolum little leaf, from Latin folium leaf]
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Adj.1.foliolate - (often used as a combining form) having leaflets (compound leaves) or a specified kind or number of leaflets; "`foliolate' is combined with the prefix `bi' to form the word `bifoliolate'"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
leafy - having or covered with leaves; "leafy trees"; "leafy vegetables"
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Vitex negundo (VN) Linn, belonging to the genus Vitex (Verbenaceae), is a small aromatic plant with typical five foliolate leave pattern that flourishes abundantly in wastelands and widely distributed in tropical to temperate regions, native of South Asia, China, Indonesia and the Philippines, up to an altitude of 1500 m.