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.
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.
Intercalary growth in aerial shoot of Eleocaris acuta R.