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incurved

(of plant structures) gradually bent inwards.
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Among the most extraordinary showmums are Spider mums, topped with long, curled "florets" (petals) resembling spiders' legs; Reflex mums, with hundreds of drooping florets forming a striking round shape; and Incurve taurus, prized for their massive size and the upward curve of their florets.
Dans le contexte nord-americain, il semble que le gradient de revenu, lineairement positif dans le passe, s'incurve progressivement.
The point of maximum breadth on the lateral wall of the eye orbit end of nasal the anterior tip or the Taylor 5 farthest point {it out} on (2001) the nasal bones euryon the two points on the Bass 9 opposite sides of the skull (1995) that form the termini of the lines of greatest breadth fossa canina hollow of variable extent White 6 located on the facial surface (2000) just below the infraorbital formamen, where the zygomatic, frontal, and alveolar processes of the maxilla come together frontal bony projection of the White 2 eminence ectocranial surface of the (2000) frontal bone frontotemporale the most medial point on the Bass 2 incurve of the temporal (1995) ridge, the points lie on the frontal bones just above the zygomaticofrontal suture.
A corner planting has two parts: the incurve and the outcurves (Figure 9-17).
Unique Characteristics: Flower form is classified as an intermediate incurve mum.
Corsages are designed with one, two, or three standard incurve chrysanthemums (also called football mums) and a variety of long, cascading ribbons in the school's colors.
Larger, heavier flowers--for example, incurve (football) mums and gladiolus--need a container that is big and heavy enough so it won't tip over.
There's room on the front-strap for all three fingers, and the upper rear has a deep incurve, a good feature.
The deep incurve at upper rear is an advantage, and the front has ample room for all three fingers, even for large hands.
Termed the incurve of the planting, the point of convergence easily accepts a focal feature such as a specimen plant (highly attracting to the eye) or an accent plant (less attracting than a specimen plant, but sufficiently different from other plants around it to be distinctive).