Definition of Bract. Meaning of Bract. Synonyms of Bract

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Definition of Bract

Bract
Bract Bract, n. [See Bractea.] (Bot.) (a) A leaf, usually smaller than the true leaves of a plant, from the axil of which a flower stalk arises. (b) Any modified leaf, or scale, on a flower stalk or at the base of a flower. Note: Bracts are often inconspicuous, but sometimes large and showy, or highly colored, as in many cactaceous plants. The spathes of aroid plants are conspicuous forms of bracts.

Meaning of Bract from wikipedia

- In botany, a bract is a modified or specialized leaf, especially one ****ociated with a reproductive structure such as a flower, inflorescence axis or...
- a bract. A bract is usually located at the node where the main stem of the inflorescence forms, joined to the rachis of the plant, but other bracts can...
- Banana bract mosaic virus (BBrMV) is a plant pathogenic virus of the family Potyviridae. BBrMV is transmitted by aphid. ICTVdB - The Universal Virus Database:...
- Abaca bract mosaic virus (ABrMV) is a plant pathogenic virus of the family Potyviridae. Attempts have been made to sequence ABrMV. The virus is said to...
- cone bract length was often used to divide the larches into two sections (sect. Larix with short bracts, and sect. Multiserialis with long bracts), but...
- cone has two types of scale: the bract scales, and the seed scales (or ovuliferous scales), one subtended by each bract scale, derived from a highly modified...
- known an involucral bract or tegule, is a single bract of the involucre of a composite flower. The involucre is the grouping of bracts together. Phyllaries...
- sometimes fewer) bracts at the base, called glumes, followed by one or more florets.: 13  A floret consists of the flower surrounded by two bracts, one external—the...
- subtended by a bract, called a "palea" or "receptacular bract". These bracts are often called "chaff". The presence or absence of these bracts, their distribution...
- didactic value.: xiii  Diagrams are usually depicted with the subtending bract below and the axis above the flower itself, both in the median line. The...