Definition of phyllotaxis
1 : the arrangement of leaves on a stem and in relation to one another
2 : the study of phyllotaxis and of the laws that govern it
Variants of phyllotaxis
Origin of phyllotaxis
New Latin phyllotaxis, from phyll- + -taxis
First Known Use: 1857
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "phyllotaxis"
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