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Definition of the adjective acrocarpous

What does acrocarpous mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. (of mosses) having the archegonia at the top of the stem

Alternative definition of the adjective acrocarpous

adjective

  1. [botany] Developing the archegonium on the summit of the primary stem; fruiting at tips, in the manner of mosses.

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Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

acrocarpous Describes a moss (Bryophyta) that has an erect stem bearing the archegonia (see archegonium) contained in a capsule at the tip.

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

Acrocarpous In some mosses of the sub-class Eubrya having the sporophyte at the end of a stem and therefore exhibiting the erect habit. Acrocarpous fraxinifolius See red cedar.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1899)

tinguished — the acrocarpous and pleurocarpous Mosses. In the former the growth of the stalk concludes with the formation of a sporogonium ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ecology (2010)

by Michael Allaby

Acrocarpous mosses may branch extensively; once they have fruited, branches take over the erect growth. Compare PLEUROCARPOUS MOSS. acropetal Growing or developing upwards from the base or point of attachment, so that the oldest ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Botany: a Popular Dictionary of Vegetable Kingdom with which is Incorporated a Glossary of Botanical Terms Edited by John Lindley and Thomas Moore (1870)

Part 2

A natural order of acrocarpous mosses, characterised by the mouth of the capsule being closed by a flat ...

Google previewWebster's II New College Dictionary (2005)

by Webster's New World Dictionary, Editors Of Webster's II Dictionaries

acrocarpous. •. actinomycin. ac*ro*car*pous (ak'ro-kar'pas) adj. (NLat. acrocarpus < Gk. akrokarpos, bearing fruit at the top : akron, top + karpos, fruit.] Having the spore-bearing capsule at the end or top of a leafy stem or stalk, as in many ...

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