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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Peramphithoe femorata appears to overcome this conflict by taking advantage of the intercalary growth pattern of blades of the giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera.
The basal part of the tegmen undergoes intercalary growth and vascularization that comes from the chalaza (Figure 4A), characterizing the formation of an endopachychalaza.
On the nature of intercalary growth and cellular differentiation in internodes of Avena sativa.
Intercalary growth in aerial shoot of Eleocaris acuta R.