Margin broad horizontal, reflexed like the brim of a "Bismarck" hat.
Its color is a soft pink, shaded with cream, with reflexed petals.
The involucre consists of an outer spreading (or reflexed) and an inner and erect row of bracts.
Eye, small and open, with reflexed segments, and placed in a shallow basin.
With both, the cones are in crowded nodal clusters, reflexed against the branch.
The calyx is of six oblong sharpish leaves, reflexed and permanent.
The articular ridge is but little prominent, and is not reflexed: the articular furrow is very narrow.
They have umbels of pretty, reflexed flowers, and grow about one and a half feet high.
Each flower is composed of a green, scaly tube, and several rows of reflexed petals, which form a shallow cup 2½ in.
Eye, open and prominent, with reflexed segments, and placed in a very shallow basin.
c.1500, "reflection of light," from verb reflex meaning "refract, deflect" (late 14c.), from Late Latin reflexus "a bending back," noun use of past participle of reflectere (see reflection). Meaning "involuntary nerve stimulation" first recorded 1877, from reflex action (1833).
reflex re·flex (rē'flěks')
An involuntary physiological response to a stimulus.
An unlearned or instinctive response to a stimulus.
Something, such as light or heat, that is reflected.
Being an involuntary action or response, such as a sneeze, blink, or hiccup.
Bent, turned, or thrown back; reflected.
To cause to undergo a reflex process.
An action or movement not controlled by conscious thought. A reflex may be anything from a hiccup to the involuntary response of a body part, such as the action that occurs in the knee-jerk reflex.