another word for stem.
the main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged
The central shoot of a compound leaf, cone, inflorescence, root, etc.
General term for a central, supporting grass organ e.g. a rachilla or in particular, the main or central stem of a compound flowerhead.
stem, or the central pillar of tissue in the ovary that bears the placentae
The angle where two structures join; for example, where a leaf joins the stem.
The axis of a plant runs through the middle of it, e.g., the stem of a plant or the rachis of a compound leaf.
angle usually formed by a leaf or petiole with the stem
The main stem of an inflorescence, especially of a panicle.
central lobe running the length of the trilobite body; the glabella is the main expression of the cephalic axis.