siphonostele


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Related to siphonostele: eustele, protostele, actinostele

si·phon·o·stele

 (sī-fŏn′ə-stēl′, sī′fə-nə-stē′lē)
n.
A stele in which the vascular tissue is in the form of a cylinder surrounding the pith, as in the stems of most ferns and other seedless vascular plants.


si·phon′o·ste′lic (-stē′lĭk) adj.

siphonostele

(ˈsaɪfənəˌstiːl)
n
(Botany) botany the cylinder of conducting tissue surrounding a central core of pith in certain stems. See also stele3
[C19: from siphon + stele]
siphonostelic adj

si•phon•o•stele

(saɪˈfɒn əˌstil, ˈsaɪ fə nəˌstil)

n.
Bot. a stele containing a hollow tube of vascular tissue surrounding a pith.
[1905–10]