phyllogenetic

[ fil-oh-juh-net-ik ]
/ ˌfɪl oʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk /

adjective Botany.

of or relating to the development of leaves.

Nearby words

  1. phylloclade,
  2. phyllocladous,
  3. phyllode,
  4. phyllodium,
  5. phyllody,
  6. phylloid,
  7. phyllomania,
  8. phyllome,
  9. phyllomic,
  10. phyllophagous

Origin of phyllogenetic

First recorded in 1895–1900; phyllo- + genetic

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