Glossary: opposite

Definition:

  1. of leaves or branches when two are borne at the same node on opposite sides of the stem;
  2. of other organs (e.g. stamens) when opposite or placed in front of the petals instead of alternating with them.


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Glossary details: opposite.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=483, retrieved 26 July 2017

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