Difference between revisions of "Bract"

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1. a modified leaf, often small and associated with leaves or [[inflorescence]]s, but sometimes large and showy.<br>
 
1. a modified leaf, often small and associated with leaves or [[inflorescence]]s, but sometimes large and showy.<br>
 
2. a modified leaf, usually reduced in size or [[scale-like]]. Sometimes large and brightly colored.<br>
 
2. a modified leaf, usually reduced in size or [[scale-like]]. Sometimes large and brightly colored.<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><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>
 
http://hcs.osu.edu/images/cd0237/202/cd0237-14.jpeg<br><br>
 
http://hcs.osu.edu/images/cd0237/202/cd0237-14.jpeg<br><br>
 
http://hcs.osu.edu/images/cd0237/202/cd0237-10.jpeg<br><br>
 
http://hcs.osu.edu/images/cd0237/202/cd0237-10.jpeg<br><br>

Revision as of 09:11, 15 December 2005


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).

cd0237-14.jpeg

cd0237-10.jpeg