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adj. Botany
Rolled backward from the tip or margins to the undersurface: a revolute leaf.

[Latin revolūtus, past participle of revolvere, to roll back; see revolve.]


(Botany) (esp of the margins of a leaf) rolled backwards and downwards
[C18: from Latin revolūtus rolled back; see revolve]


(ˈrɛv əˌlut)

rolled backward or downward, as the margins of certain leaves.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin revolūtus, past participle of revolvere; see revolve]
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6 mm; leaflets 3-7 pairs, chartaceous, adaxial surface strigose, the distal 10-50 x 4-23 mm, the proximal 10-40 x 4-12 mm, elliptic, lanceolate, oblong, ovate and oval-lanceolate, venation craspedodromous, nervures 9-11 pairs, apex acute, acute-mucronate, obtuse, obtuse-mucronate, acuminate and rarely emarginate, base oblique and subcordate, margin revolute, ciliated.
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