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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 ([[axillary]]), often smaller than regular leaves and otherwise modified (scaly, brown or different shape).<br><br>
 
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/cd0237-10.jpeg<br><br>
 
 
http://www.daylilies.org/ahs_dictionary/bract.jpg<br><br>
 
http://www.daylilies.org/ahs_dictionary/bract.jpg<br><br>
 
Image of a plant with many bracts<br><br>
 
Image of a plant with many bracts<br><br>
 
Source: http://www.daylilies.org
 
Source: http://www.daylilies.org

Revision as of 14:04, 9 January 2006


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