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  • Part of the leaf by which it is attached to the stem or branch is known as Petiole .
  • It is also known as leaf stalk.


  • The broad, green part of the leaf is known as Lamina
  • It is also known as leaf blade.


Mid Rib

  • Visible line in the middle of the leaf blade is known as the main rib.
  • Mid rib is also known as the main vein.




  • Various lines found on the leaf are known as veins
  • They spread from the mid rib to other parts of the leaf and their function is to transport various substances throughout the leaf.

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