recurvature


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re·cur·va·ture

 (rĭ-kûr′və-cho͝or′, -chər)
n.
1. The degree or amount that something, such as an archery bow, curves back or in another direction.
2. A change in direction of a tropical cyclone, usually toward a pole and eastward.
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There is also slight distal recurvature of the crown.
Autogamy is implicated by a very low P/O ratio and is promoted by SC and partial overlapping of male and female phases at the end of each flower's lifetime and by recurvature of stigmatic branches all the way either back to the style or to the inner corolla surface.
berteroi the degree of stigmatic recurvature is insufficient to reach the style and facilitate autogamy.