OTHER WORDS FROM phyllotaxyphyl·lo·tac·tic [fil-uh-tak-tik], /ˌfɪl əˈtæk tɪk/, phyl·lo·tac·ti·cal, phyl·lo·tax·ic, adjective
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The subject of leaf-arrangement should be passed over until phyllotaxy is taken up.
They are arranged densely on the branches, alternately on the 8/21 plan (see section on phyllotaxy).
In other cases the width of the leaves is determined by what botanists call the "Phyllotaxy."The Beauties of Nature|Sir John Lubbock
Phyllotaxis, or Phyllotaxy, the arrangement of leaves on the stem, 67.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
This is the leaf-arrangement or phyllotaxy of the apple-tree, expressed by the fraction 2/5.The Apple-Tree|L. H. Bailey