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contorted

(kən-tôr′tĭd)
adj.
1. Twisted or strained out of shape.
2. Botany Twisted, bent, or partially rolled upon itself; convolute.

con·tort′ed·ly adv.
con·tort′ed·ness n.
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contorted

(of PERIANTH lobes) overlapping and appearing to be twisted when in bud.
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