Definition of phyllophore in English:

phyllophore

Pronunciation /ˈfɪlə(ʊ)fɔː/

noun

rare Botany
  • The part of a plant stem, especially of a palm tree, from which a leaf or branch grows; a node.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Lindley (1799–1865), botanist and horticulturist. From phyllo- + -phore, apparently after French phyllophore.