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Synonyms for branchlet

a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division)

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However, shrubs were similar in structure, with no significant differences among treatments in numbers of branches per shrub, branchlets per branch, leaves per branchlet or average leaf length (Table 1).
Branchlet swellings 2 to 3 cm long and 1 to 2 cm in diameter were discovered on baldcypress in Fort Pierce, Florida by one of us (KLH).
For each branchlet, we recorded the number of leaves and total number of galls, and then chose one galled leaf at random as the "focal" leaf.
Male strobili (cones) are terminal on branchlets and have 3-7 pairs or trios of sporophylls, each containing 2-6 pollen sacs.
Pollen strobili axillary, erect or horizontal, compound, 5-10 clustered together on a 1-2 cm subterminal portion of the branchlet, 0.
LEAF DESCRIPTION: 2" to 6" long, appearing on branchlets, each branchlet having 3 to 5 leaves, lanceolate shape with entire margins, parallel venation.
Seasonal changes in tannin and nitrogen contents of Casuarina equisetifolia branchlets.
Vitex negundo, which was commonly known as the five-leaved chaste tree, was a large aromatic shrub with quadrangular, densely whitish, tomentose branchlets.
Here, a couple of trees had smaller, less leathery leaves in which the longitudinal venation was not so prominent; the branchlets were not glaucous and some had a heavy bud crop with umbels of up to 13 flower buds.
A quantitative study of the Purkinje cell dendritic branchlets and their relationship to afferent fibres.
Thallus rigid in the inferior and middle portions, with the terminal branchlets mucilagineous and delicate.
Flowers are spirally arranged on tomentose branchlets on a large inflorescence with three to four order branching (Henderson et al.