from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the hypocotyl.


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  • The pots were kept under glass until the beginning of June, and the young plants produced during this period a number of secondary stems from the curious hypocotylous buds which are so characteristic of the species.

    Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation

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