acrocarpous

acrocarpous

[ak-ruh-kahr-puhs]
adjective Botany.
having the reproductive organ at the end of the primary axis.

Origin:
1860–65; < Neo-Latin acrocarpus < Greek akrókarpos. See acro-, -carpous

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acrocarpous (ˌækrəʊˈkɑːpəs)
 
adj
Compare pleurocarpous (of mosses) having clustered upright stems and the reproductive parts borne at the tip of a stem
 
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek akrokarpos]

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