Leaves entire: this character refers to simple leaves whose blade is fully entire or only weakly lobed (divided for less than half of its width):

Here we show some examples of entire leaves of the palmate type:


Leaves non-entire: this character refers here both to compound leaves (those which are subdivided into separate leaflets), and to simple leaves in which the blade is divided for at least half of its width:

Here we show some examples of non-entire leaves of the palmate type:


The character 'leaves entire/non-entire' may vary within the same species (e.g. the leaves of several species of Taraxacum). In these cases the species appears selecting both options.