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inflexed

[in′flekst]
(botany)
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Pollen porate (inaperturate in Condylocarpon); corolla lobes often deeply inflexed in bud; style head without membranous balsal collar; nectaries absent or indistinct from ovary; seeds not compressed (except in Plectaneia), usually with deep longitudinal hilar depression and ruminate endosperm; indole alkaloids absent Alyxieae 7.
Galycine colleters absent; corolla salveriform (sometimes throat somewhat expanded in Condylocarpan); corolla lobes often deeply inflexed in bud; aestivation sinistrorse; corona absent; style head with neither basal collar nor upper wreath, body uniformly receptive; ovary apocarpous or syncarpous (Lepiniopsis and Chilocarpus); in Plectaneia carpels free except for narrow, congenitally fused region in the center of their ventral flanks) and up to 5-carpellate in Lepinia and Lepiniopsis often stipitate; disc absent, indistinct, or adnate.