pleiophylly

noun
plei·​o·​phyl·​ly | \ ˈplīəˌfilē \
plural -es

Definition of pleiophylly

: an abnormal increase or excess in the number of leaves or leaflets

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History and Etymology for pleiophylly

International Scientific Vocabulary pleio- + -phylly (from -phyll + -y)

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“Pleiophylly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pleiophylly. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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