- (of a leaf in the bud) folded lengthwise with the upper face of the blade within.
Origin of conduplicate
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Each is conduplicate, and one embraces the edge of the other.
Blade flat and broad, conduplicate, sharp-eared at the base, and there rough at the margin: lower surface polished.Grasses
H. Marshall Ward
They are covered with short, silky hairs, and are folded lengthwise, with the inner surface within (conduplicate).
The leaves are conduplicate, as in Magnolia, and have the blade bent inwards on the petiole (inflexed).
Conduplicate: blade folded along the midrib, bringing the two halves together.Trees of the Northern United States
Austin C. Apgar
- botany folded lengthways on itselfconduplicate leaves in the bud
C18: from Latin conduplicāre to double; see duplicate
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- Folded upon itself lengthwise.
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