Excurrent habit

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1. The cone-shaped form typical of many conifers and a few angiosperms with a clearly identified central leader and growing point at the top of the plant.

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Comparison of growth forms.
Source: http://hvp.osu.edu/hcs300/glossary/growth.htm

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This image compares a tree with an excurrent growth habit and with decurrent growth habit.
Source: https://www.slideshare.net/sherylwil/7b-pruning-young-trees