Examples from the Web for branchlet
The leaves are little evergreen scales, which overlap, and being closely pressed to the branchlet, completely clothe and hide it.Wayside and Woodland Trees|Edward Step
The angle at which the bud stands out from the branchlet is of some taxonomic value.The Cherries of New York|U. P. Hedrick
It is a foot long, smooth and glossy, terminating at the base (o) in a "ring" and at a short stub or branchlet.The Apple-Tree|L. H. Bailey
The fungus of the Poppy is very much more branched than that of the Potato, and every minute branchlet carries a spore.
Probably, though, in this instance he included every branch and branchlet that led the water amongst the cultivated lands.The Khedive's Country|George Manville Fenn