Definition of resupination in English:

resupination

noun

Botany
  • See resupinate

    • ‘All branches of this family have species with resupinate flowers, so resupination was almost certainly present from the beginning in this family, in order to create the unique orchid arrangement of floral parts.’
    • ‘Thinking about it a little more, I realized that galeate columneas, for instance, must practice resupination too; otherwise flowers from hanging stems would be upside down.’