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(botany) The arrangement of the individual leaf within a leaf bud.


Vernation describes the folding of leaves within the buds in relation to one another. Ptyxis describes the arrangement of an individual leaf in a bud.

Word origin: Latin vernātiō, of vernāre, (springlike).

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