Gardening

The leaf


Leaf morphology


The leaf is made up of several parts, an expanded one called Lembo, from a peduncle, called petiole, which is inserted on the branch widening in the sheath, from main and secondary ribs, etc.
In some plants there is no petiole, in these cases the leaf is called sessile.
The leaves are classified according to:
Shape of the Flap
Margin form
Rib shape
Compound Leaves

The Leaf: Morphology of the leaf


The leaf is made up of several parts, an expanded one called Lembo, from a peduncle, called petiole, which is inserted on the branch widening in the sheath, from main and secondary ribs, etc.
In some plants there is no petiole, in these cases the leaf is called sessile.
The leaves are classified according to:
Shape of the Flap
Margin form
Rib shape
Compound Leaves