Glossary: opposite


  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.

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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Glossary details: opposite., retrieved 19 March 2018

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