FormatIndia ink on 4-ply cream board.
Dimensions36.8 cm W x 54.6 cm H (Item)
29 cm W x 46 cm H (Platemark or image size)
Sheet 1 of 4. Glossary of botanical terms and illustrations depicting labeled leaf silhouettes
used for describing leaves, created to accompany "Botanical Terms Used in Describing Leaves" article featured in Morton Arboretum Bulletin of Popular Information. Descriptive text includes an introductory paragraph and details of leaf shapes. The remaining identifying text originally adhered to the board has detached and is no longer present.
Header: LEAVES ARE CALLED
Leaf terms depicted from top to bottom, left to right
- palmately-compound, (or digitate)
- ternately-compound, (or trifoliate)
- doubly-compound (or bi-pinnate)
Leaf terms across bottom of page from left to right