nutant

nutant

(ˈnjuːtənt)
adj
(Botany) botany having the apex hanging down: nutant flowers.
[C18: from Latin nūtāre to nod]
References in periodicals archive ?
Vivunt in Venerem frondes omnisque vicissim Felix arbor amat: nutant ad mutua palmae Foedera, populeo suspirat populus ictu Et platano platanus alnoque adsibilat alnus.
Flowers nutant, lax and secund strongly zygomorphic, emerging as a downcurved hook, petals twist tightly post-anthesis; sepals to 5.