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What is a leaf pattern?
Leaves of all plants have characteristic lines on their surface, though they are very different. That's what everyone who has ever had a closer look at a leaf knows. These characteristic patterns are components of the plant vascular system. They are visible on the leaves, but in every part of the plant-including the stem and roots-they are also present. They are, however, not visible in other parts of the plant.
At the apex of the shoot, where so-called meristems are located, the leaves are formed. They contain undifferentiated cells that divide all the above ground organs of plants and give rise to them. "We want to return to the classical hypotheses that emphasize the shoot 's vascular system 's involvement in the formation of organs. We believe that some signals flow from the existing vascular system, which are then transported to the shoot's apex, and are responsible for the formation of new organs and the vascular system's further development," Dr. Agata B described.
Leaves on Angiosperms (Flowering Plants).
The type you find on angiosperms, or flowering plants, are the most common leaves. Most shrubs and deciduous trees include that. This is the classic leaf, with a membrane between them, a skeleton of veins. These are delicate, but very efficient, leaves.
The "Science of Pattern" is sometimes called mathematics, in the sense of rules that can be applied wherever needed. For example, a pattern can be considered to be any sequence of numbers that can be modeled by a mathematical function. It is possible to teach mathematics as a collection of patterns.