phyllomania

[fil-uh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh]

noun Botany.

the production of leaves in abnormal numbers or places.

Origin of phyllomania

First recorded in 1660–70; phyllo- + -mania
Related formsphyl·lo·ma·ni·ac, adjective
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