(of a leaf in the bud) folded lengthwise with the upper face of the blade within.
- con·du·pli·ca·tion, noun
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How to use conduplicate in a sentence
Each is conduplicate, and one embraces the edge of the other.
The cotyledons are then called conduplicate (conduplico, to fold); and their sign is O> >.An Elementary Text-book of the Microscope | John William Griffith
They are covered with short, silky hairs, and are folded lengthwise, with the inner surface within (conduplicate).Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf | Jane H. Newell
The leaves are conduplicate, as in Magnolia, and have the blade bent inwards on the petiole (inflexed).Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf | Jane H. Newell
conduplicate: blade folded along the midrib, bringing the two halves together.Trees of the Northern United States | Austin C. Apgar
British Dictionary definitions for conduplicate
botany folded lengthways on itself: conduplicate leaves in the bud
- conduplication, noun
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