Incubous



[in-kyuh-buh s, ing-] /ˈɪn kyə bəs, ˈɪŋ-/

adjective
1.
(of leaves) overlapping, with the upper part of each leaf covering the base of the leaf above it.
/ˈɪnkjʊbəs/
adjective
1.
(of a liverwort) having the leaves arranged so that the upper margin of each leaf lies above the lower margin of the next leaf along Compare succubous

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