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(botany) the arrangement of young leaves in a leaf bud before it opens

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Three stages of pinnule development were collected from leaves with circinate vernation and the fourth stage collected was of leaves that were fully expanded.
The third and final developmental stage collected while the leaves had circinate vernation, showed the initial development of the arm-like projections (in both epidermal surfaces) where the chloroplasts gather (Fig.
The development of arm-like projections within the adaxial and abaxial epidermal cells begins when the leaves are immature and still exhibit circinate vernation.