vexillary estivation

noun

Definition of vexillary estivation

: estivation (as in most pea flowers) in which one large upper petal folds over and covers the other smaller petals

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“Vexillary estivation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vexillary%20estivation. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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