Sinistrorse



adjective, Botany.
1.
(from a point of view at the center of the spiral) rising spirally in a counterclockwise manner, as a stem (opposed to dextrorse).
adjective
1.
(of some climbing plants) growing upwards in a spiral from right to left, or clockwise Compare dextrorse

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