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flexible: Able to bend over its length and/or breadth without structural disruption.[1]
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Example(s): Example sentences from FNA : [1] Spines in brushlike clusters of 10–15 per areole, flexible, whitish to yellowish tan, aging gray; [2] stolons soft, spongy, flexible when dried, 2–8 (–15 )cm, bearing tubers (3– )6–11 mm diam.


  1. Categorical Glossary for the Flora of North America Project, by Robert W. Kiger and Duncan M. Porter. 2001. Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation.