pleiotaxy

or plei·o·tax·is

[ plahy-uh-tak-see ]
/ ˈplaɪ əˌtæk si /

noun Botany.

an increase in the normal number of parts.

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Origin of pleiotaxy

First recorded in 1885–90; pleio- + -taxy
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