Origin of frondescence
Related formsfron·des·cent, adjective
Examples from the Web for frondescence
Many of these cases, and others that might be cited, are probably instances of frondescence or phyllody (see p. 241).
Generally speaking, the disunion is complicated with frondescence—but not always so.
Among Umbelliferæ affected with frondescence of the pistil a similar increase in the number of ovules takes place.