Definition of Ptyxis

1. n. The way in which a leaf is sometimes folded in the bud.



Definition of Ptyxis

1. Noun. (botany) The way in which an individual leaf is folded in the bud. ¹

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Definition of Ptyxis

1. a type of leaf folding in a bud [n PTYXISES or PTYXES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ptyxis

ptyalisms
ptyalith
ptyalize
ptyalized
ptyalizes
ptyalizing
ptyalogogue
ptyalogogues
ptychopariid
ptychopariids
ptyctodont
ptyctodontid
ptyctodontids
ptyctodonts
ptyxes
ptyxis (current term)
ptyxises
pu pu
puas
pub
pub-crawl
pub crawl
pub crawler
pub crawls
pubbed
pubbier
pubbiest
pubbing

Literary usage of Ptyxis

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1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"The ptyxis of the leaves depends in my view partly upon the distribution of the growth in the leaf-development, and partly upon the amount of space ..."

2. Structural Botany: Or Organography on the Basis of Morphology. To which is by Asa Gray (1879)
"Wing-footed, it petiole wing-margined, &c. ptyxis. Greek name for folding, as of leaves in a bud : 132, 133. ..."

3. Gray's Botanical Text-book by Asa Gray (1879)
"The ptyxis (or folding, &c.) of an individual leaf, of which the foregoing modifications are the principal, should be distinguished from the arrangement in ..."

4. The Classical Journal (1816)
"... fraternity/ and ' the members of that fraternity/ as at all uncommon or improper. Carolus Neapolis, in his " Ana- ptyxis ad Ovidii Fast." II, 266. ..."

5. The Monsee Fragments by George Allison Hench, Augustine, Isidore, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (1890)
"There are no examples of the special Upper German ana- ptyxis between rg, rk, rb, rp, rf, rm and rl. 5. ASSIMILATION. This phenomenon is extremely rare in ..."

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