Accumbent



reclining; recumbent:
accumbent posture.
Botany. lying against something.
Historical Examples

The cotyledons are accumbent when they lie with their edges against the radicle, 128.
The Elements of Botany Asa Gray

accumbent, ak-kumb′ent, adj. lying down or reclining on a couch.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various

The radicle r is folded on the edges of the cotyledons c which are accumbent.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3 Various

Seed of Bitter Cress, Barbarea, cut across to show the accumbent cotyledons.
The Elements of Botany Asa Gray

adjective
(botany) (of plant parts and plants) lying against some other part or thing
a rare word for recumbent

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