resupinate


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resupinate

[rē′sü·pə‚nāt]
(botany)
Inverted, usually through 180°, so as to appear upside down or reversed.
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Clavariachaetaceae, a family of neotropical Hymenochaetales (Basidiomycota) including clavarioid, pileate and resupinate species.
The macromorphology of the 24 specimens studied was variable, with 11 of the samples revealing a completely clavarioid form and the rest partially resupinate or a more branched form caused by growth around a physical obstruction; both forms were seen even within a single collection (Figs.
Basidiocarps are rubbery when fresh, resupinate, commonly lobed, dark brown to dark lilac, superior surface concentrically zonate, densely pilose, with few folds, inferior surface smooth, 3 -7 cm wide; cylindrical and solid; pilose zone with 120-560 [micro]m long, hyaline to yellow translucent hairs.
Megasporoporia, a new genus of resupinate polypores.
Fruiting bodies: Resupinate, 15-25 cm across, 30-45 cm long, forming crustlike spreading patches; no noticeable odor.
Flowers resupinate, horizontal, tubular-campanulate, odorless, dull white overall, sepals and petals with one and two longitudinal, greenish-brown veins, respectively, labellum with bright green to lemon yellow throat and brownish basal channel.
Traditionally these two genera were diagnosed based on the dichotomy of species with resupinate flowers and a long slender column (= Liparis) versus those with non-resupinate flowers and a shorter, broader column (= Malaxis).