flexuous

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flexuous

[′flek·shə·wəs]
(biology)
Flexible.
Bending in a zigzag manner.
Wavy.
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C3 Flexuose and elongated, 3-7(11)-celled trichomes, with internodes distinct, the apical cell acute with micro-papillae.
The most important variations include: a) flower sexuality: spikelets with male and female flowers may be gynandrous (with the female flower distal), androgynous (with the male flower distal) and mesogynous (with female flowers proximal and distal to the male flowers); b) shape (shortly ovate, elliptical, lanceolate, linear, ovate, etc); c) compression (laterally or dorsiventrally compressed or more or less terete); d) rachilla internodes more or less straight, zigzag or flexuose; e) rachilla prolongation exceeding (e.g.