monostelic

monostelic

(ˌmɒnəˈstiːlɪk)
adj
(Botany) botany having an individual or sole stele or cylindrical part in the middle of the stem or root of a plant that contains tubular-like vessels
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claimed to indicate a monostelic, aquatic ancestry, such as from the
Gunnera from monostelic Haloragaceous ancestors (Scott, 1891; Arber,
1943), making a fully monostelic ancestry difficult to accept.