noun, plural phyl·lo·tax·es [fil-uh-tak-seez] /ˌfɪl əˈtæk siz/. Botany.
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.
Leaves occupy various positions on the stem and branches, Phyllotaxis.
The angle of divergence may alter either abruptly or gradually, and the phyllotaxis thus becomes very complicated.