Difference between leaf and leafy shoot

Compound Leaf

Leafy Branch

1.  Compound leaf never bears are terminal bud

2.  Compound leaf, like a simple leaf, always bears and axillary Bud in the axil of leaf, but itself does not arise in the axil of another leaf.

3.  The leaflets of compound leaf have no axillary buds.

4.  The rachis of compound leaf has no node and internodes.

Fig: Compound leaf

1.    Branch bears terminal bud.

2.    However, a branch does not wear an exemplary birthday, but itself occupies the axillary position of leaf- simple or compound.

3.    The leaves simple born on the branch have a bud in their axil.

4.    Our branch is always provided with nodes and internodes.

Fig: Leafy shoot