What is venation?

According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary

‘An arrangement or system of veins’ (as in the tissue of a leaf or the wing of an insect)

There are two types of venations,

1.Parallel- the veins run parallel to each other.

2.Reticulation- Irregular vein arrangement for the creation of network

Parallel Venation

“There is not a single leaf which is a mere ornament; all contribute to the fruitfulness of the earth, and the support of its inhabitants”  Christoph Christian Sturm   

Reticulate venation

“One of the great lessons the fall of the leaf teaches, is this: do your work well and then be ready to depart when God shall call” Tryon Edwards 

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