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Leaf Veins: Dichotomous
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Ginkgo
(Ginkgo biloba)
Dichotomouse Illustration
 

 

 

Leaf Veins: Dichotomous

Veins fork by twos extending from a common point forming a “y” pattern fanning out. In temperate woody plants, Ginkgo biloba is the only species exhibiting dichotomous venation.

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2005 Gary J. Kling and Laura L. Hayden, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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