axillary bud = lateral bud
Simple vs. compound leaf
pinnately compound (bipinnately compound, from campus walk)
rachis: the midrib of a pinnately compound leaf, from the lowest leaflet(s) to the tip. The petiole is what attaches everything to the stem. A palmately compound leaf has no rachis. See the drawings in Walters & Keil, p. 33, fig. 3-3, b, c and d.
(2º rachis see fig. c)
scientific name: genus (always capitalized), specific epithet (uncapitalized), authority
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