[adj] - (botany) rolled longitudinally upon itself:` a convolute petal`
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Con'vo·lute adjective [ Latin convolutus , past participle of convolvere . See Convolve .] (Botany) Rolled or wound together, one part upon another; -- said of the leaves of plants in æstivation.
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Said of parts rolled or twisted together when in an undeveloped stage, as in some corollas in the bud stage. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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adjective rolled longitudinally upon itself; `a convolute petal`
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• (a.) Rolled or wound together, one part upon another; -- said of the leaves of plants in aestivation.
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convolute 1. To twist or to coil something into folds. 2. Rolled or coiled together in overlapping whorls, as certain leaves, petals, or shells.
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of lobes, the upper surface strongly convex and the lower surface strongly concave
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Type: Term Pronunciation: kon′vō-lūt Definitions: 1. Rolled together with one part over the other; in the shape of a roll or scroll. Synonyms: convoluted
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rolled up longitudinally, with one edge inside the other and the upper surface on the inside (compare revolute, involute)
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referring to the arrangement of floral or foliar organs in a bud when each organ or segment has one edge overlapping the adjacent organ or segment; a form of imbricate arrangement; contorted.
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