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How to use phyllotaxis in a sentence
The angle of divergence may alter either abruptly or gradually, and the phyllotaxis thus becomes very complicated.
In different species of the same genus the phyllotaxis frequently varies.
Leaves occupy various positions on the stem and branches, phyllotaxis.
Four quadrangular scales in mutual contact represent the condition of definite phyllotaxis.The Genus Pinus | George Russell Shaw
Such are the majority of the scales of the cone and represent more or less indefinite conditions of phyllotaxis.The Genus Pinus | George Russell Shaw
British Dictionary definitions for phyllotaxis
the arrangement of the leaves on a stem
the study of this arrangement in different plants
- phyllotactic, adjective
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