[ ak-ruh-kahr-puh s ]
/ ˌæk rəˈkɑr pəs /
having the reproductive organ at the end of the primary axis.
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British Dictionary definitions for acrocarpous
/ (ˌækrəʊˈkɑːpəs) /
(of mosses) having clustered upright stems and the reproductive parts borne at the tip of a stemCompare pleurocarpous
Word Origin for acrocarpous
C19: from New Latin, from Greek akrokarpos
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