Meaning of dictyogenous in English:

dictyogenous

adjective

rare Botany
  • Designating a layer of meristematic tissue in certain monocotyledonous plants (especially pineapple) from which adventitious root growth occurs, especially in "dictyogenous layer".

Pronunciation

dictyogenous

/ˌdɪktɪˈɒdʒɪnəs/ /ˌdɪktɪˈɒdʒ(ə)nəs/

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From dictyogen + -ous.