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◄\๏Structure of a leaf๏/►

Structure of a leaf : chlorophyll containing outgrowth of a stem or branch; the site of photosynthesis.
Blade (lamina) : main part of the leaf.
Vein : line dividing, but not completely, the leaf into sections.
Midrib : line dividing the leaf in two.
Leafstalk (petiole) : part of the leaf that is attachedto the stem.
Stem : part of the plant that carries the leaves.
Sheath : part of the leaf that attaches the petiole to the stem.
Stipules : small appendage at the base of the petiole.

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