Confused and have questions? We’ve got answers. With Chegg Study, you can get step-by-step solutions to your questions from an expert in the field. If you rather get 1:1 study help, try 30 minutes of free online tutoring with Chegg Tutors.

Obvoluted

From Biology-Online Dictionary | Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

obvoluted

overlapping; contorted; convolute; applied primarily, in botany, to two opposite leaves, each of which has one edge overlapping the nearest edge of the other, and secondarily to a circle of several leaves or petals which thus overlap.

Origin: L. Obvolutus, p.p. Of obvolvere to wrap round; ob (see Ob-) _ volvere to roll.