divaricate


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divaricate

[dī′var·ə‚kāt]
(biology)
Broadly divergent and spread apart.
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Light conditions and the evolution of heteroblasty (and the divaricate form) in New Zealand.
It is a small tree with tiered branches and divaricate branchlets having broad glossy dark green leaves.