acrodrome

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acrodrome

(ˈækrəˌdrəʊm)
adj
(Botany) (of the veins of a leaf) running parallel to the edges of the leaf and fusing at the tip. Also: acrodromous
[from acro- + -dromous]
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Leaves simple, cross-opposite or distichously, rarely alternate or verticillate, eucamptodromous or acrodromous.
The venation is acrodromous, with three principle and two inconspicuous veins.
Pachyanthus monopleurus has some distinctive features such as the presence of peltate scales, absence of acrodromous venation and globose and cucullate external calyx lobes.
affinities with acrodromous venation in that its secondaries are
venation of Disanthus consists of acrodromous primaries with
Primary venation type: (0) pinnate; (1) actinodromous; (2) palinactinodromous, but with basal origination of three primaries; (3) acrodromous.
The same terminology is applied to the medial lobe of hastate, saggitate, and cordate leaves, which usually have three basal, acrodromous primaries, supplying the medial and basal lobes.