basipetal


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basipetal

[bā′sip·əd·əl]
(biology)
Movement or growth from the apex toward the base.
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between the position of the nucleus and the tip (but not in the extreme tip) - in larger numbers than in more basipetal regions are dictyosomes, mitochondria, and cisternae of endoplasmic reticulum (Sievers 1963a; Meekes, 1985; Ridge, 1988).
2009), the acropetal initiation and differentiation of primary branches produces homogenized and non- homogenized inflorescences; while species with basipetal differentiation of the primary branches (regardless of whether initiation is acropetal or basipetal) always show homogenized inflorescences.
Order of flower initiation generally differs in determinate and indeterminate inflorescences: basipetal in the former; acropetal in the latter.
Immediately following this stage, the primary capitula begin to differentiate in a basipetal sequence (Classen-Bockhoff, 1992).