distichous definition

  • adjective:
    • Botany Arranged in two straight rows on contrary edges of an axis: distichous leaves.
    • Arranged in two rows for each part of an axis
    • Botany Arranged in two vertical rows on other sides of an axis: distichous leaves.
    • organized in two rows for each side of an axis
    • Botany Arranged in 2 vertical rows on contrary sides of an axis: distichous leaves.
    • Arranged in two rows on each side of an axis
  • others:
    • Disposed in 2 rows; biserial; bifarious; dichotomous; particularly, in botany, organized alternatively in 2 straight ranks upon opposite sides of this axis, once the leaves of grasses, elms, etc. Additionally distich.
    • Disposed in two rows; biserial; bifarious; dichotomous; especially, in botany, organized alternately in two vertical ranks upon reverse edges of axis, given that leaves of grasses, elms, etc. Additionally distich.
    • Disposed in 2 rows; biserial; bifarious; dichotomous; especially, in botany, arranged alternately in 2 straight ranks upon opposite edges of this axis, due to the fact leaves of grasses, elms, etc. Also distich.

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