What does basipetal mean?

basipetal meaning in General Dictionary

of leaves or flowers; building or starting in succession from apex to base

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Sentence Examples with the word basipetal

More generally the hypha below the septum grows forwards again, and repeats this process several times before the terminal conidium falls, and so a chain of conidia results, the oldest of which terminates the series (Erysiphe); when the primary branch has thus formed a basipetal series, branches may arise from below and again repeat this process, thus forming a tuft (Penicillium).

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