Branchlet cross-section (young branchlets)

The shape, in section, of young branchlets.

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Branchlets are circular or oval in section (i.e. more or less cylindrical in outline).


Branchlets are strongly flattened, often appearing as if  winged"(e.g. Bossiaea bossiaeoides).


Branchlets with 3 or more distinct angles, including branchlets with marked striations. Note that branchlets with many angles are effectively indistinguishable from those that are rounded in section.