Entry from British & World English dictionary
(Especially of a ternate leaf) having leaflets or other parts that are further subdivided in a ternate arrangement.
- It follows that biternate leaves are doubly ternate, with the ternate divisions again ternately divided.
- The leaves are biternate and appear intermediate between those of tree and herbaceous peonies.
- Both C. elata and C. rubifolia possess biternate leaves with large palmate terminal leaflets with five principal veins.
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