deflexed

[dih-flekst]
adjective Biology.
1.
bent abruptly downward.

Origin:
1820–30; < Latin dēflex(us) bent down (see deflection) + -ed2

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deflexed (dɪˈflɛkst, ˈdiːflɛkst)
 
adj
(of leaves, petals, etc) bent sharply outwards and downwards

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The flowers are white or pinkish, becoming brown and deflexed as the corolla fades.
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