Definition of Bractlet. Meaning of Bractlet. Synonyms of Bractlet

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Definition of Bractlet

Bractlet
Bractlet Bract"let, n. [Bract + -let] (Bot.) A bract on the stalk of a single flower, which is itself on a main stalk that support several flowers. --Gray.

Meaning of Bractlet from wikipedia

- surrounding small flower cluster. A small bract is called a bracteole or bractlet. Technically this is any bract that arises on a pedicel instead of subtending...
- hairless and 15 millimetres (0.59 in) to 20 millimetres (0.79 in) with small bractlets nearer to the base which are densely hairy. The petals are thick and yellowish...
- color below the middle, dark chestnut brown at apex. Each scale bears two bractlets and three sterile flowers, each flower consisting of a sessile, membranaceous...
- as long as the leaf, solid. Spathe is lanceolate, membranous, 6-10 cm. Bractlet liner, 3-7 cm. Perianth tube slender and straight, green white, 7-10 cm...
- solitary or two or three together, above the spreading leaves. Bracts and bractlets lanceolate, acute, persistent. Calyx: Calyx tube coherent with the ovary...
- pairs on the pedicel or calyx. Also called a bractlet. bracteolate Possessing bracteoles (bractlets). bractlet See bracteole. branchlet A small branch. brevideciduous...
- borne in flat compound cymes three or four inches across. Bracts and bractlets acute, minute, caducous. Calyx Urn-shaped, hairy, five-lobed; lobes, short...
- in bud, persistent, cohering with the base of the ovary. Two or three bractlets appear at base. The fruit is a hard woody capsule 10–14 mm (0.39–0.55 in)...
- usually on separate trees, their pedicels short, recurved, and bearing two bractlets. Calyx: Usually four-lobed, accrescent under the fruit. Corolla: Greenish...
- each segment is reflexed and sometimes glaucous. The lanceolate shaped bractlets are in two series, with the apices a****inate in shape. The 14–25 mm (0...
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