Definitions for "Decumbent"
Lying down; prostrate; recumbent.
Reclining on the ground, as if too weak to stand, and tending to rise at the summit or apex; as, a decumbent stem.
a. (L. decumbere, to lie down) trailing on the ground and rising at the tip, as some stems.
Keywords:  denticulate
Keywords:  adpressed, bent, simply, synonym, angle
Often used as a synonym of adpressed, but simply meaning to project out at an angle from a structure and then bent back toward the structure (compare with erect).