compound leaf

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a leaf composed of a number of leaflets on a common stalk

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A conserved molecular framework for compound leaf development.
Compound leaf development and evolution in the legumes.
Lardizabalaceae; Sugiyama & Hara, 1988; Ranunculaceae; Pabon-Mora, 2012) clearly show that each compound leaf initiates from a single primordium, and that an early incepted terminal leaflet is always present, which clearly contradicts Ahrend's (1961) statement that a short shoot of Berberis is equivalent to a compound leaf.
Magnolia has several unusual varieties as well, but it has a simple leaf and ash has a compound leaf.