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BOTANY : The leaf

Review I

Date: _______________________

1. Draw and label the parts of the leaf.

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2. Write down the letters with the correct definition

i. peltate

ii. reticulate

iii. sessile

a. no leaf-stalk
b. attached to the centre of a rounded leaf- blade
c. net- veined

3. Fill in the blanks.
Leaves

simple . _____________

simple ____________ compound compound
____________ palmate

___________ simple ______________
___________ palmatifid ______________

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4. Draw the leaf arrangements

Opposite

Whorled

Alternate

spiral

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5. Analyse the definitions of these leaf shapes names. The first
one has been done for you.

Name Latin (meaning) Meaning

runcinatus (to Having incised margins
plane) with the lobes or teeth
curved toward the base.
runcinate

acicular

lyrate

deltoid

orbicular

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BOTANY : The leaf
Review I

Date: _______________________

6. Draw and label the parts of the leaf.

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7. Write down the letters with the correct definition

i. peltate attached to the centre of a
rounded leaf- blade

ii. reticulate net- veined

iii. sessile no leaf-stalk

a. no leaf-stalk
b. attached to the centre of a rounded leaf- blade
c. net- veined

8. Fill in the missing boxes

Leaves

simple . compound

simple simple compound compound
petiolate palmate

simple simple compound
pinnatid palmatifid pinnate

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9. Draw the leaf arrangements

Opposite

Whorled

Alternate

spiral

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10. Analyse the definitions of these leaf shapes names.

Name Latin (meaning) Meaning

runcinatus (to Having incised margins
plane) with the lobes or teeth
curved toward the base.
runcinate

acicularis from Slender and pointed;
acicula (small needle-like.
needle)

acicular

lyratus Shaped like a lyre,
from lyra (lyre; a pinnately lobed leaf with
stringed u-shaped an enlarged terminal lobe
lyrate harp) and smaller lateral lobes.

deltoideus (like a Shaped like Greek word
triangle) delta. Triangular stem
deltoid attached to side.

orbicularis circular
(circular)
orbicular

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