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The venation is peculiar, and the disposition of the sori depends mainly on the peculiarities of the venation.
BEAUTIFUL FERNSDANIEL CADY EATON
The fibro-vascular system in the leaf constitutes the venation.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 3VARIOUS
The venation of the wings of insects is another example of modifications without serving any special purpose.
DARWIN, AND AFTER DARWIN, VOLUME II (OF 3)GEORGE JOHN ROMANES
The compound leaves correspond to these modes of venation; they are either pinnately or palmately compound.
OUTLINES OF LESSONS IN BOTANY, PART I; FROM SEED TO LEAFJANE H. NEWELL
The thorax bears the two rather broad, membranous wings (Fig. 42) which have characteristic venation.
INSECTS AND DISEASESRENNIE W. DOANE
Venation is the name of the mode of veining, that is, of the way in which the veins are distributed in the blade.
THE ELEMENTS OF BOTANYASA GRAY
The term dissected is applied to leaves with radiating venation, having numerous narrow divisions, as in Geranium dissectum.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 3VARIOUS
The venation is simpler than in the mosquitoes and the veins are usually less distinct.
HANDBOOK OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGYWILLIAM ALBERT RILEY
This genus is distinguished from Culicoides by its bare wings, the venation (fig. 163, c), and the longer tarsal claws.
HANDBOOK OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGYWILLIAM ALBERT RILEY
The venation is useful as pointing out the number of leaves which constitute a gamosepalous calyx.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 5VARIOUS

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