Glossary: involucre

Definition:

bracts forming a ± calyx-like structure around or just below the base of a usually condensed inflorescence (e.g. Asteraceae).

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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: involucre .
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=386, retrieved 27 July 2017

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