# octostichous definition

• adjective:
• In eight vertical ranks, as leaves on a stem.
• In eight vertical ranks, as leaves on a stem.
• others:
• In botany, eight-ranked: a phrase utilized in phyllotaxy to point those plants where the leaves tend to be organized regarding stem in eight vertical ranks, such as the holly and aconite, as well as the radical leaves of Plantago.
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