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1. a modified leaf, often small and associated with leaves or inflorescences, but sometimes large and showy<br>
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1. a modified leaf, often small and associated with leaves or [[inflorescence]]s, but sometimes large and showy.<br>
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2. a modified leaf, usually reduced in size or [[scale-like]]. Sometimes large and brightly colored.<br>
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3. a leaf-like structure with one or many flowers in its axil ([[axillary]]), often smaller than regular leaves and otherwise modified (scaly, brown or different shape).<br><br>
  
2. a modified leaf, usually reduced in size or scale-like. Sometimes large and brightly colored.<br>
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http://www.daylilies.org/ahs_dictionary/bract.jpg<br><br>
 
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Image of a plant with many bracts.<br>
3. a leaf-like structure with one or many flowers in its axil, often smaller than regular leaves and otherwise modified (scaly, brown or different shape)<br>
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Source: http://www.daylilies.org/ahs_dictionary/bract.html<br><br>
 
 
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Latest revision as of 13:43, 29 August 2007


1. a modified leaf, often small and associated with leaves or inflorescences, but sometimes large and showy.
2. a modified leaf, usually reduced in size or scale-like. Sometimes large and brightly colored.
3. a leaf-like structure with one or many flowers in its axil (axillary), often smaller than regular leaves and otherwise modified (scaly, brown or different shape).

bract.jpg

Image of a plant with many bracts.
Source: http://www.daylilies.org/ahs_dictionary/bract.html