cladoptosis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

clado- +‎ ptosis

Noun[edit]

cladoptosis (uncountable)

  1. (botany) The regular shedding branches by a plant, for clonal reproduction, "self-pruning" or in response to stress.