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inflexed

[in′flekst]
(botany)
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Among central European species it belongs to the largest one; it is characteristic by femur IV with one or more dorsal spines and by remarkably parallel lateral margins of cephalic part of carapace; the males are characteristic by inflexed distal division of the bulbus; the females are characteristic by proximally situated, wide, equally incurved spermatheca and by endogynal ventral arch with remarkable shoulders.
The young leaves show erect vernation in aerial stemmed species, and inflexed vernation in those with subterranean stems (Stevenson 1981), probably to protect the fragile new leaves as they emerge from the soil.
southwestern Misiones, northern Corrientes, eastern Chaco, eastern Formosa, southeastern Paraguay, northwestern Rio Grande do Sul), whose pedicel is inflexed and its calyx lobes are straight in the fruiting stage.