What is venation? Give its types.


The process of vein formation on the leaf is known as venation. The two types of venation are

  • Reticulate venation
  • Parallel venation

Reticulate venation – Reticulate venation includes irregular vein arrangement for the creation of a network.

Examples: Hibiscus, papaya, leaves of Tulsi, Coriander, China Rose, Mangifera,

Parallel venation – Parallel venation means that the veins run parallel to each other.

Examples: Grains, Musa, Grass, Oryza, banana, canna, maize.

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