Fronds are the primitive leaves of ferns.
Parts of a frond
Like other leaves, each part of a frond has its own name. Below, you can see these names (and their counterparts) with a short description:
Types of fronds
Fronds are described as simple (undivided), pinnatifid (with deep incisions but not compound), pinnate (compound to the point of looking like a feather), or compound.
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