How is a pinnately compound leaf different from a palmately compound leaf?


The difference between the pinnately compound leaf and palmately compound leaf is given below.

Pinnately Compound Leaf

Palmately Compound Leaf

The midrib of the leaves is present on a common axis called the rachis

Leaflets are attached at the tip of the petiole.

Examples – Cassia fistula

and neem

Examples – Silk cotton and Cannabis

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