tetrastichous

tetrastichous

[ti-tras-ti-kuhs]
adjective Botany.
1.
arranged in a spike of four vertical rows, as flowers.
2.
having four such rows of flowers, as a spike.

Origin:
1865–70; < Neo-Latin tetrastichus < Greek tetrástichos having four lines or rows. See tetra-, stich1, -ous

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tetrastichous (tɛˈtræstɪkəs)
 
adj
(of flowers or leaves on a stalk) arranged in four vertical rows

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