monopodial


mono·po·di·al

adjective \ˌmä-nə-ˈpō-dē-əl\

Definition of MONOPODIAL

:  growing upward with a single main stem or axis that produces leaves and flowers <monopodial orchids>

Origin of MONOPODIAL

New Latin monopodium main axis, from mon- + -podium
First Known Use: 1876

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