Intercalary Growth

Intercalary Growth

 

a lengthwise growth in plants as a result of cell division in the formative tissue (meristem), located below the top of the organ—for example, in the internodes of the stalks of grasses and at the base of the leaves.

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The basal part of the tegmen undergoes intercalary growth and vascularization that comes from the chalaza (Figure 4A), characterizing the formation of an endopachychalaza.
Dalechampia stipulacea presents the basal part of the tegmen which develops by intercalary growth, with few vascular bundles extend from the chalaza by postchalazal branching.