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deflexed

[dih-flekst] /dɪˈflɛkst/
adjective, Biology
1.
bent abruptly downward.
2.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Latin dēflex(us) bent down (see deflection) + -ed2
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  • The flowers are white or pinkish, becoming brown and deflexed as the corolla fades.
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deflexed

/dɪˈflɛkst; ˈdiːflɛkst/
adjective
1.
(of leaves, petals, etc) bent sharply outwards and downwards
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