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...
- bract. A bract is usually located at the node where the main stem of the inflorescence forms, joined to the main stem 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:...
- 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...
- 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...
- pedicels is called a peduncle. A pedicel may be ****ociated with a bract or bracts. In Halloween types of pumpkin or squash plants, the shape of the pedicel...
- Abaca bract mosaic virus (ABrMV) is a plant pathogenic virus of the family Potyviridae. Attempts have been made to sequence ABrMV. "Archived copy". Archived...
- flowers in dense heads (capitula or pseudanthia) surrounded by involucral bracts. When viewed from a distance, each capitulum may appear to be a single flower...
- also of didactic value. Diagrams are usually depicted with the subtending bract below and the axis above the flower itself, both in the median line. The...
- mottled and grow directly from the underground rhizome. A single leaflike bract (spathe) forms a purplish-brown or olive green striped tube about 5 inches...
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