Orthostichy



[awr-thos-ti-kee] /ɔrˈθɒs tɪ ki/

noun, plural orthostichies. Botany.
1.
a vertical rank or row.
2.
an arrangement of members, as leaves, at different heights on an axis so that their median planes coincide.
/ɔːˈθɒstɪkɪ/
noun (pl) -chies
1.
an imaginary vertical line that connects a row of leaves on a stem
2.
an arrangement of leaves so connected

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