Of a leaf or leaflet where the rachis or rachilla terminates in a solitary pinna or pinnule, e.g. seedling leaves of Cycas cairnsiana.
  Cf. paripinnate.

Expanded glossary of Cycad terms . 2014.

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  • Imparipinnate — Im*par i*pin nate, a. [L. impar unequal + E. pinnate.] (Bot.) Pinnate with a single terminal leaflet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imparipinnate — /im par euh pin ayt/, adj. Bot. odd pinnate. [1840 50; < NL imparipinnatus. See IMPAR, I , PINNATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • imparipinnate — adjective pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex Syn: odd pinnate Ant: abruptly pinnate, even pinnate …   Wiktionary

  • imparipinnate — im·paripinnate …   English syllables

  • imparipinnate — /ˌɪmpærəˈpɪneɪt/ (say .imparuh pinayt), / ˈpɪnət/ (say pinuht) adjective Botany pinnate with a terminal leaflet. {New Latin imparipinnatus} …  

  • imparipinnate — adjective (a leaf shape) pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex • Syn: ↑odd pinnate • Similar to: ↑compound …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glossary of botanical terms — Many of the terms used in Wikipedia glossaries (often most) are already defined and explained within Wikipedia itself. However, lists like the following indicate where new articles need to be written and are also useful for looking up and… …   Wikipedia

  • odd-pinnate — adj. (Bot.) Pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex; of a leaf shape. Syn: imparipinnate. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pinnate — is a term used to describe feather like or multi divided features arising from both sides of a common axis in plant or animal structures, and comes from the Latin word pinna meaning feather , wing , or fin . A similar term is pectinate, which… …   Wikipedia

  • Leaf shape — Chart illustrating leaf morphology terms. Click the image for the details. Oddly pi …   Wikipedia

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