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[flawr-i-juh n, flohr-] /ˈflɔr ɪ dʒən, ˈfloʊr-/

a hypothetical plant hormone produced in the leaves and transported to the apex to initiate flowering.
the hypothetical plant hormone that induces flowering, thought to be synthesized in the leaves as a photoperiodic response and transmitted to the flower buds


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