Definition of Phytons
1. phyton [n] - See also: phyton
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phytons
Literary usage of Phytons
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Principles of Botany: As Exemplified in the Cryptogamia. For the Use of by Harland Coultas (1853)
"... posed phytons or buds which are developed successively on its stem or axis of growth, and differ only from "the parent plant developed on the soil," in ..."
2. Truth and Error: Or, The Science of Intellection by John Wesley Powell (1898)
"phytons being composed of cells are homologous with cells, and higher plants being composed of phytons are homologous with ..."
3. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1850)
"The stem-part of each, which soon belongs in part to all the phytons above, ... Besides the lineal succession of phytons, each one at a later period ..."
4. What May be Learned from a Tree by Harland Coultas (1863)
"One generation of these phytons perishes every year, but not before each ... If, therefore, the leaves are regarded as phytons or individual plants, ..."
5. On Parthenogenesis; Or, The Successive Production of Procreating Individuals by Richard Owen (1849)
"A flowering plant, with stamens and pistils in the same flower, is not a hermaphrodite individual; but is an organically associated colony of phytons, ..."