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Definition of Polystichous
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Literary usage of Polystichous
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1. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"... in which the leaves are densely crowded and polystichous on the rhizome. Here there is also an inner ..."
2. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1906)
"... when present, comprises several rows of teeth, and may be (1) polystichous, with a continuous line of teeth in each row ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... the Upper Coal Measures—the whorls are more remote, and the twigs polystichous in arrangement. In all these groups a leaf-sheath has been recognized. ..."