Meaning of plagiotropous in English:

plagiotropous

adjective

rare Botany

Pronunciation

plagiotropous

/ˌpleɪdʒɪəˈtrəʊpəs/ /ˌpleɪdʒɪˈɒtrəpəs/

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Isaac Bayley Balfour (1853–1922), botanist. Probably from German plagiotrop + -ous.