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acropetal

[ə′krä·pəd·əl]
(botany)
From the base toward the apex, as seen in the formation of certain organs or the spread of a pathogen.
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2009), the primary branches that are acropetally initiated show, in turn, acropetal initiation of the secondary branches; while in the inflorescences with basipetal initiation of the primary branches, the initiation of the secondary branches may be acropetal, basipetal or amphipetal.
Indeterminate inflorescences have continuous prolonged activity of the inflorescence apex, which produces flowers in acropetal succession on each axis, with the oldest ones at the base.
A capitulum is usually defined as an indeterminate inflorescence that matures in an acropetal, centripetal, or racemose (Cronquist, 1977) fashion where all of the flowers or florets are sessile and are attached to a receptacle that may be wide and flattened, elongated, convex, concave, or somewhere in between.
The frequency of geitonogamy can be reduced in some species, such as herbs, simply because acropetal growth should result in a plant architecture where flowers in the "male" phase are spatially separated from flowers in the "female" phase.
This altered fungal growth can occur very early in development of the root hair papillae near the root apex, and subsequent root hair elongation may be associated with fungal hyphal growth in an acropetal direction so that the hair becomes completely surrounded.
Most observations to date indicate continuous, acropetal differentiation and maturation of vascular tissue in the fern shoot (Wardlaw, 1945; von Guttenberg, 1966; White, 1984; Ma & Steeves, 1994).