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Botanical Glossary

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Pressed upwardly close or flat against the bearing structure, thus more or less parallel to it. (Compare with ascending, reflexed and spreading.)

Scope: Leaves, Petals, Phyllaries, Sepals
Type: vertical orientation
Reference: modified from K&P, p. 16

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