Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Distributed in a curved line, as leaves along a stem.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Distributed in a curved line, as leaves along a stem.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Arranged in curved or spiral ranks: in botany, applied by Bravais to a theoretical form of leaf-arrangement in which the angle of divergence is incommensurable with the circumference, and consequently no leaf can be exactly above any preceding one.

Etymologies

Latin curvus bent + English serial. (Wiktionary)

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