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  bracnhing petiols
From: "Peter C Boyce" levieux.jardin at wanadoo.fr> on 2003.08.18 at 06:42:59(10505)
Hiya All

There are leaves that SEEM to have branching petioles - Pentaphragama does
it as does Cyclanthaceae and a few other families - but what is actually
happening is the leaf blade 'forgets' (Wilbert please forgive the
teleology!) to develop along all the ribs and thus ending up with a leaf
that looks like it has a branching petiole.


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