Bract

A modified leaf at the base of a flower stalk. It may be brightly coloured as in the case of Poinsettias

Bract

A modified leaf of the flower or the branch of a flower, i.e. glumes and lemmas.

Bract

a modified leaf, usually reduced in size or scale-like. Sometimes large and brightly colored.
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bract

Any reduced leaf-like structure associated with a cone or flower.
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Bract

A modified leaf, sometimes colored and sometimes mistaken for a petal. Examples of house plants with showy bracts are Poinsettia, Aphelandra, and Bougainvillea.
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bract

[n] - a modified leaf or leaflike part just below and protecting an inflorescence
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Bract

A modified leaf protecting the inflorescence.
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Bract

Bract noun [ See Bractea .] (Botany) (a) A leaf, usually smaller than the true leaves of a plant, from the axil of which a flower stalk arises. (b) Any modified leaf, or scale, on a flower stalk or at the base of a flower. » Bracts are often inconspicuous, bu...
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bract

A leaf-like structure, different in form from the foliage leaves and without an axillary bud, associated with an inflorescence or flower. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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bract

noun a modified leaf or leaflike part just below and protecting an inflorescence
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Bract

• (n.) A leaf, usually smaller than the true leaves of a plant, from the axil of which a flower stalk arises. • (n.) Any modified leaf, or scale, on a flower stalk or at the base of a flower.
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bract

(from the article `gnetophyte`) ...seed leaves (cotyledons), a stem axis, and a root, embedded in nutritive tissue of the female gametophyte. The pair of protective bracteoles ... [4 related articles]
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bract

(from the article `cnidarian`) ...an even greater variety of polymorphs. These include gas-filled floats called pneumatophores, pulsating, locomotory structures called nectophores, ...
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bract

bract 1. A leaflike or scalelike plant part, usually small, sometimes showy or brightly colored, and located just below a flower, a flower stalk, or an inflorescence. 2. A modified leaf that arises from the stem at the point where the flower or flower cluster develops. Although often green and inconspicuous, bracts may sometimes be large and brigh...
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Bract

In botany, a bract is a modified or specialized leaf, especially one associated with a reproductive structure such as a flower, inflorescence axis, or cone scale. Good examples of bracts are the modified leaves of the poinsettia and hellebore.
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Bract

In botany, a bract is a modified or specialized leaf, especially one associated with a reproductive structure such as a flower, inflorescence axis, or cone scale. Good examples of bracts are the modified leaves of the poinsettia and hellebore.
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bract

Modified scale-like leaves, usually growing just below a flower or flower cluster. Often confused with petals or the flower itself, as in the case of Dogwoods or Poinsettias.
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Bract

In botany, a bract is a specialized, modified or reduced leaf with a single flower or inflorescence growing in their axil, and thus distinguished from the ordinary leaf, from the axil of which the leaf-bud proceeds. It differs from other leaves in shape or colour, and is generally situated on the peduncle near the flower. It is, sometimes called al...
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Bract

A modified leaf, usually at the base of a flower which resembles a petal.
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bract

Click images to enlargeLeaflike structure in whose axil a flower or inflorescence develops. Bracts are generally green and smaller than the true leaves. However, in some plants they may be brightly coloured and conspicuous, taking over the role of attracting pollinating insects to the flowers, whose own petals are small&#...
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Bract

Modified leaf, generally associated with an inflorescence. Bracts may resemble normal leaves or be reduced and scalelike in appearance; they are sometimes large and brightly colored.
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Bract

A reduced (smaller than normal sized) leaf at the base of a flower-stalk. If the flower-stalk is short or absent the bract or bracts may be at the base of a flower and resemble sepals.
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Bract

a modified leaf which may be reduced in size or different in other characteristics from the foliage leaves and which usually subtends a flower or an inflorescence
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Bract

In botany, a bract is a modified or specialized leaf, especially one associated with a reproductive structure such as a flower, inflorescence axis, or cone scale. Bracts are often (but not always) different from foliage leaves. They may be smaller, larger, or of a different color, shape, or texture. Typically, they also look different from the par...
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Bract

A reduced or otherwise modified leaf that subtends a flower or inflorescence.
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