Bract

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

Bract

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

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

(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

(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

[n] - 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

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

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 which lacks a blade or lamina.
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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

a leaf-like structure, usually different in form from the foliage leaves, associated with an inflorescence or flower. adj. bracteate
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Bract

a modfied leaf on a flowering stem usually just below the flower or along the inflorescence
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Bract

a modfied leaf on a flowering stem usually just below the flower or along the inflorescence
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Bract

A modified leaf protecting the inflorescence.
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bract

A modified leaf that bears a flower.
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bract

A modified leaf that bears a flower.
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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

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

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

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

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

A much-reduced leaf, particularly the small or scale-like leaves in a flower-cluster or associated with the flowers.
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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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