One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Bent or curved inward.
- ‘They have a thick, consistently inflexed pedicel in contrast to the remaining members of Petunia, which have a thin, deflexed pedicel in the fruiting state.’
- ‘The new leaves have an inflexed ptyxis and young leaves appear to be rolled up at the tip.’
- ‘Microsania departs from all empid genera in possessing a large and inflexed hypopygium and a single median row of acrostichal hairs.’
- ‘Finally, in some species the cavity is located on the hypomeron, which is the inflexed part of the pronotum.’
- ‘The romantic opening theme that sets the scene for this core is typical Warbeck, an emotionally inflexed tune of great beauty and sentimental charm.’
- ‘In flowers with attractive sepals, since these perianth parts are inflexed, bees may spend several seconds on the flower sepals before falling into the flower cavity.’
- ‘The mournful opening adagio is extremely haunting, images of concentration camps, trains and ghettoes speedily passed through my head as I sat transfixed listening to the Griller's superbly inflexed interpretation.’
- ‘General appearance at 13 years of age reported as rather more heavily branched than surrounding trees; mucros inflexed at base of cone, reflexed at apex.’
- ‘A pair of inflexed prolongations extends progressively downwards from opposite corners of the base, with the width of each prolongation being less than half the width of the base.’
- ‘If a specimen has a slightly inflexed pedicel, however, other characters must be considered carefully before a clear identification can be made.’
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