imparipinnate


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imparipinnate

(ˌɪmpærɪˈpɪneɪt; -ˈpɪnɪt)
adj
(Botany) (of pinnate leaves) having a terminal unpaired leaflet. Compare paripinnate
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Adj.1.imparipinnate - (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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Dioecious trees to 4 m tall; bark glabrous, orange-yellowish, exfoliating in papery strips as stems thicken; trunk straight but branching tortuous, wood pithy and soft, young stems puberulent with short trichomes; dioecious, exceptionally some male flowers with functional pistils; leaves imparipinnate, produced from brachyblasts, growing gradually during the season, 3-3.
Each cataphyll is divided into two regions: a massive leaf base with two large stipules, and an imparipinnate compound lamina with 5-6 articulate leaflet pairs; the vestigial leaflets of the cataphylls remain appressed to the thick rachis and the terminal leaflet folds (Fig.