Glossary: disk

Definition:

  1. an enlargement of the receptacle usually surrounding or surmounting the ovary, usually in the form of a ring or cushion or composed of separate gland-like parts;
  2. (of Asteraceae) the usually discoid receptacle of the capitulum.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Glossary details: disk.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=227, retrieved 27 June 2017

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