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acropetal: Proceeding toward the apex, thus more advanced basally or proximally than apically or distally within a given frame of reference.[1]
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Example(s): Example sentences from FNA : [1] Capsule ovoid to obovoid, 1.5 × 1-2 cm, dehiscence acropetal; [2] Capsule ± globose, 1.2 × 1-3 cm, dehiscence acropetal;


  1. Categorical Glossary for the Flora of North America Project, by Robert W. Kiger and Duncan M. Porter. 2001. Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation.