Origin of phyllotaxis
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Phyllotaxis, or Phyllotaxy, the arrangement of leaves on the stem, 67.The Elements of Botany
The former condition represents a lower, the latter condition represents a higher, order of phyllotaxis.
Such are the majority of the scales of the cone and represent more or less indefinite conditions of phyllotaxis.
The angle of divergence may alter either abruptly or gradually, and the phyllotaxis thus becomes very complicated.
In different species of the same genus the phyllotaxis frequently varies.
- the arrangement of the leaves on a stem
- the study of this arrangement in different plants
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