Difference between revisions of "Distichous"

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1. (Usually [[alternate]]) leaves arranged in parallel rows along each side of [[stem]].<br><br>
 
1. (Usually [[alternate]]) leaves arranged in parallel rows along each side of [[stem]].<br><br>
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http://hvp.osu.edu/hcs300/glossary/gif/phyllo.GIF<br><br>
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A comparison of leaf attachments.<br>
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Source: http://hvp.osu.edu/hcs300/glossary/leafpart.htm#attach<br><br>
  
 
http://families.e-monocot.org/sites/families.e-monocot.org/files/styles/large/public/Leaf_arrangement_distichous.jpg<br><br>
 
http://families.e-monocot.org/sites/families.e-monocot.org/files/styles/large/public/Leaf_arrangement_distichous.jpg<br><br>
Two rows of leaves on opposite sides of the stem. In this example, showing both opposite leaf arrangement on the left and alternate on the right.<br><br>
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Two rows of leaves on opposite sides of the stem. In this example, showing both opposite leaf arrangement on the left and alternate on the right.<br>
  
 
Source: http://families.e-monocot.org/file-colorboxed/859<br><br>
 
Source: http://families.e-monocot.org/file-colorboxed/859<br><br>

Latest revision as of 16:47, 5 October 2017


1. (Usually alternate) leaves arranged in parallel rows along each side of stem.

phyllo.GIF

A comparison of leaf attachments.
Source: http://hvp.osu.edu/hcs300/glossary/leafpart.htm#attach

Leaf_arrangement_distichous.jpg

Two rows of leaves on opposite sides of the stem. In this example, showing both opposite leaf arrangement on the left and alternate on the right.

Source: http://families.e-monocot.org/file-colorboxed/859