February 2017


Arrangement of Leaves on Stem

Arrangement of leaves on a stem is called as Phyllotaxy. There are several methods that plants use to arrange leaves on their stem. It is basically 4 ways as, Alternate In this arrangement, leaves are arranged alternatively on the stem with one leaf per node in a straight line. Opposite Here, two leaves arise from a single node in opposite fashion. Spiral Only one leaf is present per node as in alternate arrangement. But, the
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