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Tripinnate

Leaf Structure

Pictorial Glossary

Compound Leaves - Tripinnate

Tripinnate - bipinnate, where the secondary leaflets are further subdivided.

The Flora of NSW uses the terminology of:

  • 3-pinnate for tripinnate

Don't confuse tripinnate for trifoliolate

Compound Leaves - Tripinnate

Clarke, I. &  Lee, H. (1987) Name that Flower, Melbourne University Press,  Victoria.