amphiphloic

amphiphloic

[‚am·fə′flō·ik]
(botany)
Pertaining to the central vascular cylinder of stems having phloem on both sides of the xylem.
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These are: #7, arborescence absent [right arrow] present; #16, root anatomy 2-5 arch [right arrow] polyarch; #26, stipules absent [right arrow] present; #33, dictyostele absent [right arrow] present; #34, polycyclic stele absent [right arrow] present; #38, borders on metaxylem pitting present [right arrow] absent; #39, phloem disposition ectophloic [right arrow] amphiphloic; and #66, sporangia fused forming synangia absent [right arrow] present.
Phloem disposition: 0 = ectophloic; 1 = amphiphloic. [New character, from traditional systematics.]