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phyllotaxis Explained

phyllotaxis at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) phyllotaxes

Phyllotaxis at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Phyllotaxy \Phyl"lo*tax`y\, Phyllotaxis \Phyl"lo*tax`is\, n.
[Phyllo- + Gr. ? order.] (Bot.)
The order or arrangement of leaves on the stem; the science
of the relative position of leaves.

phyllotaxis at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
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Alternative forms

*phyllotaxy

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » φύλλον||leaf|lang=grc|tr=phullon + Inter: term » τάξις||arrangement|lang=grc|tr=taksis, from Inter: term » τάσσω||arrange|lang=grc|tr=tassō.

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /fɪləˈtæksɪs/

Noun

Inter: en-noun » -
  • Inter: botan » y The arrangement of leaves on a stem, or the mathematical principles governing such arrangement.
    1. 1985, John Fowles, A Maggot:
    2. : Yet his Lordship would find this rate of proportion Inter: » likewise in all plants, in the disposition of their leaves, for which ordering he would make a name, that is, from the Greek, phyllotaxis.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » The arrangement of leaves on a stem

  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|φυλλοταξία|f|tr=fyllotaxía

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|fillotassi|f


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: pl » phyllotaxis
    Translation: ta » phyllotaxis
    Translation: vi » phyllotaxis
    Translation: zh » phyllotaxis