American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Botany Decompound.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Doubly pinnate. In botany, applied to a pinnate leaf when its divisions are themselves again pinnate. Also
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Twice pinnate.
- adj. of a leaf shape; having doubly pinnate leaflets (as ferns)
“Pinna Primary division of a pinnate or bipinnate leaf.”
“The leaves are bipinnate with 2-6 opposite pairs of pinnae, each having 8-21 leaflets on short stalks.”
“With their bipinnate leaves, calliandras superficially resemble Leucaena and Mimosa species.”
“It is distinguished by its phonology, whitish twigs and paired thorns, blue green bipinnate leaves lacking a petiolar gland, but with glands between nearly all its 2-12 pinnate pairs.”
“Young seedlings have bipinnate compound true leaves with 12 to 15 pairs of lesflets.”
“Leaves are bipinnate, and leaflets oblong to 4 cm in length.”
“The phyllodenous Acacia spp. tend to have marginally higher CF and lower CP levels than bipinnate species (Appendix 2) though the available data consist of fewer observations.”
“Information on leaf yield of African bipinnate Acacia spp. is limited, and comparative data with introduced Australian species, even more so.”
“There are about 200 bipinnate Acacia species in the New World and a further 150 species in Africa and Asia.”
“Primate and fibre analyses of bipinnate Acacia spp. (continued 1)”
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