curving upward, as leaves; ascendant.
Historical Examples

assurgent: down-curved at base, then upcurved to an erect position.
Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology John. B. Smith

A man or beast rising out of the sea is said to be assurgent.
The Manual of Heraldry; Fifth Edition Anonymous

(of leaves, stems, etc) curving or growing upwards; rising


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