from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The arrangement of leaves on a stem.
  • n. The principles governing leaf arrangement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. phyllotaxis

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The order or arrangement of leaves on the stem; the science of the relative position of leaves.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In bot., same as phyllotaxis.


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