Having a monopodium or a single and continuous axis, as a birchen twig or a cornstalk.
One of the two forms of orchid vegetative growth (the other is sympodial), wherein a single vegetative shoot grows continually upward, such as in the central rosette of Phalaenopsis and the more vine-like Vanda.
of growth, with a persistent terminal growing point producing many lateral organs successively; of a stem, growing in the above manner. cf. indeterminate, sympodial.