The arrangement of the leaves within the leaf bud, as regards their folding, coiling, rolling, etc.; prefoliation.
The arrangement of leaves in the bud.
The manner in which a leaf, or the parts of a leaf, are rolled up in the bud. The same is true for the fronds of ferns.
The arrangement of leaves within a bud.
(botany) the arrangement of young leaves in a leaf bud before it opens
The arrangement of the youngest leaf in the bud shoot. In grasses, the leaf can be rolled or folded in the bud shoot. This characteristic can be helpful in identifying immature grasses.
the arrangement of the unexpanded fronds in a bud.
the arrangement of unexpanded leaves in a bud. cf. aestivation.
Vernation (from vernal, since that is when leaves "spring forth" in Temperate regions) is the formation of new leaves or fronds. In plant anatomy, it is the arrangement of leaves in a bud.