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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A variant of curvature is torsion, such as resupination in orchids (inferior ovary), torsion in Platystigma (superior ovary), mimosoids (superior ovary), Medicago (superior ovary), Helicteres (superior ovary), Cajophora (inferior ovary), Pedicularis (corolla) (Goebel, 1920).