monopodial

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adjective mono·po·di·al \ˌmä-nə-ˈpō-dē-əl\

Definition of monopodial

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

Origin and Etymology of monopodial

New Latin monopodium main axis, from mon- + -podium


First Known Use: 1876


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