Definition of Pleiotaxy

1. [n -TAXIES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pleiotaxy

pleiad
pleiades
pleiads
pleinairism
pleinairisms
pleinairist
pleinairists
pleio-
pleiocene
pleiophyllous
pleiopod
pleiopods
pleiopus
pleiosaurus
pleiotaxies
pleiotaxy (current term)
pleiotrophic
pleiotropic
pleiotropic gene
pleiotropies
pleiotropism
pleiotropy
pleisiomorph
pleisiomorphic
pleisiomorphs
pleistocene
pleitropic
plena
plenal
plenaries

Literary usage of Pleiotaxy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Vegetable Teratology: An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual by Maxwell Tylden Masters (1869)
"pleiotaxy in the perianth.—Increase in the number of whorls in the perianth is common in lilies, narcissus, hyacinths, &c. ..."

2. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"... or pleiotaxy taking place in a primitively isomerous ... it would seem to be a case of pleiotaxy, the androecium having become ..."

3. Structural Botany: Or Organography on the Basis of Morphology. To which is by Asa Gray (1879)
"Some are instances of abnormal pleiotaxy, ie of the production of one or more additional ranks of petals (better deserving the name of double flower), ..."

4. Gray's Botanical Text-book by Asa Gray (1879)
"Some are instances of abnormal pleiotaxy, ¡. e. of the production of one or more additional ranks of petals (better deserving the name of ..."

5. A Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger (1898)
"... arrangement of the stann n> Another of the more common variations from the original type b due to the MULTIPLICATION OK THE WHORLS (pleiotaxy), ..."

6. Vegetable Teratology: An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual by Maxwell Tylden Masters (1869)
"pleiotaxy in the perianth.—Increase in the number of whorls in the perianth is common in lilies, narcissus, hyacinths, &c. ..."

7. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"... or pleiotaxy taking place in a primitively isomerous ... it would seem to be a case of pleiotaxy, the androecium having become ..."

8. Structural Botany: Or Organography on the Basis of Morphology. To which is by Asa Gray (1879)
"Some are instances of abnormal pleiotaxy, ie of the production of one or more additional ranks of petals (better deserving the name of double flower), ..."

9. Gray's Botanical Text-book by Asa Gray (1879)
"Some are instances of abnormal pleiotaxy, ¡. e. of the production of one or more additional ranks of petals (better deserving the name of ..."

10. A Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger (1898)
"... arrangement of the stann n> Another of the more common variations from the original type b due to the MULTIPLICATION OK THE WHORLS (pleiotaxy), ..."

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