Definition of monopodial in English:

monopodial

adjective

Botany
  • See monopodium

    • ‘The main axis of each is a monopodial unbranched rhizome that grows plagiotropically, with little internode elongation, below the soil surface.’
    • ‘Rhynia is also a vascular plant, with somewhat monopodial branching to a height of about 18 cm.’
    • ‘As a walnut tree ages, the development pattern changes from monopodial to sympodial.’
    • ‘Ulmus pumila is a woody species with monopodial branching and alternate leaves.’
    • ‘An unusual monopodial plant, having erect slender stems with a few narrow leaves, the orchid Arundina gramini folia is originally from the forests of Asia.’