palmate leaf

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Noun1.palmate leaf - a leaf resembling an open handpalmate leaf - a leaf resembling an open hand; having lobes radiating from a common point
compound leaf - a leaf composed of a number of leaflets on a common stalk
pedate leaf - a leaf having the radiating lobes each deeply cleft or divided
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It has a compound, palmate leaf that has five to seven leaflets.
These accessions were also characterized by palmate leaf shape and cleft leaf margins.
The pinnate compound leaves of the honeylocust tree, tiny yellow almost feather-like pieces, two kinds of elliptical leaves, two kinds of lance-shaped leaves, and finally, in perfect golden glory slightly tinted with orangeish red, a palmate leaf from our very own front yard sugar maple.