Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(pl. primordia)

A group of cells that represents the initial stages in development of a plant organ. Root and shoot primordia are present in a young plant embryo while leaf primordia (or leaf buttresses) are seen as small bulges just below the shoot apex.

Subjects: Biological Sciences.

Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.