Glossary: sympodial

Definition:

(of branching) where the terminal bud ceases to grow (or its function and position are taken another structure such as a flower) and growth is continued by a lateral bud or branch.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-21

Hyde, M.A. (2021). UK Flora: Glossary details: sympodial.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=762, retrieved 23 June 2021

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