Phyllotaxy



[fil-uh-tak-see] /ˈfɪl əˌtæk si/

noun, plural phyllotaxies. Botany.
1.
the arrangement of leaves on a stem or axis.
2.
the study of such arrangement.
phyllotaxy
(fĭl’ə-tāk’sē)
The pattern of leaf distribution and arrangement on a stem.

phyllotactic adjective

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