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Botanical Nerd Word: Imparipinnate

Imparipinnate: Pinnately compound with an odd number of leaflets, terminating in a single leaflet. Syn. Odd-pinnate*

For example, the leaves of this sumac.

*Pell, S.K., Angell, B. (2016). A botanist’s vocabulary: 1300 terms explained and illustrated. Portland: Timber Press.

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