Definitions for "Aestivation"
to pass the summer in a state of torpor
inactivity or dormancy during drought periods.
summer dormant, or resting, period
Keywords:  vernation, bud, botany, sepals, petals
The arrangement of flower petals in the bud before opening
the manner in which the parts of the flower are folded before expanding.
(a) The process of passing a period of hot season or prolonged drought in an inactive state. (Also spelt Aestivation). Cf. Hibernation (b) The arrangement of the parts of a flower within a bud. Cf. Vernation ( BCFT modif.)
Keywords:  estivation