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12:54 Nov 24, 2008
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Science - Botany
Additional field(s): Agriculture, Forestry / Wood / Timber
English term or phrase: venation
Definition from
the arrangement of the veins in leaves and petals. Trees that are simliar in other characteristics can identified by the patterns of the veins in their leaves.

Example sentence(s):
  • In pinnate venation, the veins extend laterally from the midrib to the edge, as in apple, cherry and peach. Palmate venation occurs in grape and maple leaves, where the principal veins extend outward, like the ribs of a fan, from the petiole near the base of the leaf blade. The University of Arizona
  • Parallel venation occurs in the leaves of nearly all monocotyledonous Angiosperms, whose embryos have one cotyledon, as in flowering plants such as lilies and grasses. Net Industries
  • Recent work has shown that this diversity in venation has consequences for leaf and whole-plant hydraulic capacity, for leaf biomechanical support, and for leaf tolerance of vein damage.
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5 +1葉脈

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  •   許多人都曾在地上、水溝撿到經過蟲蝕、自然分解、腐爛得只剩下葉脈的樹葉。更有許多人曾在實驗室,以強鹼煮掉葉肉,精心製作葉脈標本。 - 美麗的葉脈標本  
  • 在春天時的校園中或操場上偶爾會發現美麗的菩提樹或玉蘭花葉脈標本,每回見到總令人眼睛為之一亮,不由得彎下身將它拾起。而學生也好奇的問道這葉脈標本是怎麼來的?後來,打掃區域中放置了幾盆水生植物,在好奇心驅使下丟了幾片玉蘭樹葉下去,沒想到大約二週時間便發現了去除葉肉後完整葉脈的形成,趕緊叫學生過來看,而學生也積極的找了其他葉片來嘗試。就這樣,發現這是一個相當有趣的主題,或許可以讓學生進一步的深入探討。雖然這個季節看不到自然形成的葉脈,或許藉由教師教學的呈現讓學生隨手關心身邊的事物,並養成探索的習慣。 - 台灣綠色學校 神奇的葉脈標本  

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