Definition of Bracts. Meaning of Bracts. Synonyms of Bracts

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Definition of Bracts

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 Bracts from wikipedia

- of papery bracts, called the lemma (lower bract) and palea (upper bract), while each spikelet (group of florets) has a further pair of bracts at its base...
- Other plants have the bracts subtend the pedicel or peduncle of single flowers. Metatopic placement of bracts include: When the bract is attached to the...
- Umbellate cymes; bracts modified, non-petaloid; fruits oblong, red; stone walls filled with cavities: Subgenus Afrocrania. Dioecious, bracts 4. Cornus volkensii...
- 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...
- While most of the wild trees have white bracts, some selected cultivars of this tree also have pink bracts, some even almost a true red. They typically...
- in the genus. The inflorescence consists of large colourful sepal-like bracts which surround three simple waxy flowers. The species grow 1 to 12 metres...
- (Cyperaceae). There are two other types of bracts in the spikelets of gr****es: the lemma and palea. In gr****es, two bracts known as "glumes" form the lowermost...
- 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...
- the stem lengthens and the bracts separate one from another, turning a co**** red-brown. As the fruit ripens, the bracts fall away, leaving a ragged-looking...
- modified leaves, the bracts, which in Xerochrysum, as in most Gnaphalieae, are petal-like, stiff, and papery. Arranged in rows, these bracts curl over and enclose...