Vernation meaning

vər-nā'shən
The arrangement of the young leaves within a bud.
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The arrangement of young foliage leaves within a bud. The coiled arrangement of young leaves in fern fiddleheads is known as circinate vernation and protects the delicate leaf tips as they develop.
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The arrangement of leaves in a leaf bud.
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The appearance of new leaves.
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(botany) The arrangement of multiple organs (such as leaves and flower parts) within a bud.
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(botany) Arrangement of only leaves within the bud; prefoliation.
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Origin of vernation

  • New Latin vērnātiō vērnātiōn- from Latin vērnātus past participle of vērnāre to flourish from vērnus vernal vernal
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition