from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, having the veins spreading from a common point, like the ribs of a fan.
  • In entomology, same as fannerved.


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  • Palmate-netted, palmate-veined, fan-veined; several main veins diverge from near the leaf base where the petiole attaches, and radiate toward the edge of the leaf; e.g. most

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