Basipetal



growing or moving toward the base of a structure or part.
adjective
(of leaves and flowers) produced in order from the apex downwards so that the youngest are at the base Compare acropetal

basipetal ba·sip·e·tal (bā-sĭp’ĭ-tl, -zĭp’-)
adj.
Of or relating to the development or maturation of tissues or organs or the movement of substances, such as hormones, from the apex downward toward the base.
basipetal
(bā-sĭp’ĭ-tl)
Relating to the movement of substances, such as hormones, or the progressive development of tissues in a direction away from the tip and towards the base of a root or shoot in a plant.

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