Difference between revisions of "Rachis"

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1. the [[stem]] or [[petiole]]-like central axis of a [[pinnate]]ly [[compound]] leaf, connecting the [[petiolule]]s to the [[petiole]].<br>
 
1. the [[stem]] or [[petiole]]-like central axis of a [[pinnate]]ly [[compound]] leaf, connecting the [[petiolule]]s to the [[petiole]].<br>
 
2. portion of [[pinnate]] leaf to which [[leaflets]] are attached.<br><br>
 
2. portion of [[pinnate]] leaf to which [[leaflets]] are attached.<br><br>
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http://hcs.osu.edu/images/cd0238/202/cd0238-83.jpeg<br><br>
 
http://hcs.osu.edu/images/cd0238/202/cd0238-83.jpeg<br><br>
 
http://hcs.osu.edu/images/cd0237/202/cd0237-25.jpeg<br><br>
 
http://hcs.osu.edu/images/cd0237/202/cd0237-25.jpeg<br><br>
http://www.imagedeliverysystems.com/hyperbooks/Wetland%20Science%20Institute/page%20elements/glossaryILL/rachis.JPG [[raceme]]                              [[inflorescence]]<br><br>
 
The rachis is depicted in this drawing.<br>
 
Source: http://www.imagedeliverysystems.com<br><br>
 

Latest revision as of 13:34, 23 September 2008


1. the stem or petiole-like central axis of a pinnately compound leaf, connecting the petiolules to the petiole.
2. portion of pinnate leaf to which leaflets are attached.

cd0238-83.jpeg

cd0237-25.jpeg