succubous

adjective
suc·​cu·​bous | \ ˈsəkyəbəs\

Definition of succubous

1 of leaves : being so arranged that the posterior margin of each overlaps the anterior margin of the next older
2 : having succubous leaves succubous liverworts — compare incubous

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History and Etymology for succubous

Latin succubare to lie under + English -ous

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