Adjective "adaxial" definition and examples

(Adaxial may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/adˈaksɪəl/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Facing towards the stem of a plant (in particular denoting the upper surface of a leaf).
  1. 'The environments of the adaxial and abaxial leaf surface differ in many ways.'
  2. 'In Florida, Prokelisia are present throughout the year feeding on the phloem and laying eggs into the adaxial surfaces of the leaves.'

More definitions

1. situated on the side toward the axis or stem.

More examples(as adjective)

"surfaces can be adaxial."