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dictyostele

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noun dic·tyo·stele \ˈdik-tē-ə-ˌstēl, ˌdik-tē-ə-ˈstē-lē\

Definition of dictyostele

  1. :  a stele in which the vascular cylinder is broken up into a longitudinal series or network of vascular strands around a central pith (as in many ferns)



Circa 1902

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circa 1902


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