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Sometimes they are quite straight, but most commonly recurved, so as to form a hook.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
The outer petals are grandly recurved, forming a fine contrast to the Camellia-like inner petals.
NARCISSA, OR THE ROAD TO ROMELAURA E. RICHARDS
The outer webs of the outer primaries are recurved, forming a series of hooks.
WESTERN BIRD GUIDECHESTER A. (CHESTER ALBERT) REED, HARRY F. HARVEY, AND REX I. BRASHER
These animals are generally provided with a large cylindrical proboscis, and the tongue has recurved teeth.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
The margins are very much recurved, so that the pinnæ are pod-like, and either sub-cylindrical or somewhat moniliform.
Each pinnule has its edges so much recurved that the whole forms a sort of pouch, apparently filled with sporangia.
The margin is continuously recurved to form a rather broad involucre, and the very edge is somewhat thinner and whiter.
The margin is recurved all around, and is beset with numerous very long spines.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
The sori have indusia, but this is hidden by the margin of the pinnules, which are recurved.
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White, about 50 recurved "aigrette" plumes grow from back between the wings; legs black, feet yellow.
COLOR KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSFRANK M. CHAPMAN