noun Date: circa 1902 a stele in which the vascular cylinder is broken up into a longitudinal series or network of vascular strands around a central pith (as in many ferns)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dictyostele — noun A type of siphonostele, in which the vascular tissue in the stem forms a central cylinder around a pith, but with closely spaced leaf gaps …   Wiktionary

  • dictyostele — dic·ty·o·stele …   English syllables

  • dictyostele — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stele (biology) — In a vascular plant, the stele is the central part of the root or stem containing the tissues derived from the procambium. These include vascular tissue, in some cases ground tissue (pith) and a pericycle, which, if present, defines the outermost …   Wikipedia

  • FILICOPHYTES — Les Filicophytes correspondent aux végétaux désignés communément sous le nom de fougères. Ce sont des plantes sans graines qui possèdent généralement de grandes feuilles ou frondes appelées encore mégaphylles et qui, en cela, s’opposent aux… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • fern — fernless, adj. fernlike, adj. /ferrn/, n. any seedless, nonflowering vascular plant of the class Filicinae, of tropical to temperate regions, characterized by true roots produced from a rhizome, triangular fronds that uncoil upward and have a… …   Universalium

  • Fern — /ferrn/, n. a female given name. * * * Any of about 10,000–12,000 species (division Filicophyta) of nonflowering vascular plants that have true roots, stems, and complex leaves and reproduce by spores. Though ferns were once classified with the… …   Universalium

  • dictyostelic — adjective Of or possessing a dictyostele. See Also: dictyostele …   Wiktionary

  • dicty- — or dictyo combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Greek dikty , diktyo , from diktyon, from dikein to throw net < dictyostele > < dictyosome > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cibotiaceae — Cibotium Cibotium schiedei Systematik Unterreich: Gefäßpflanzen (Tracheobionta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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