Spathe

• (n.) A special involucre formed of one leaf and inclosing a spadix, as in aroid plants and palms. See the Note under Bract, and Illust. of Spadix.
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spathe

(from the article `inflorescence`) A spadix is a spike borne on a fleshy stem and is common in the family Araceae (e.g., Philodendron). The subtending bract is called a spathe....An example of a spike is the cattail (Typha; Typhales). The fleshy spike characteristic of the Araceae (Philodendron; Arales) is called a spadix, ... [2 relate...
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spathe

noun a conspicuous bract surrounding or subtending a spadix or other inflorescence
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Spathe

Spathe noun [ Latin spatha , Greek ...: confer French spathe . See Spade for digging.] (Botany) A special involucre formed of one leaf and inclosing a spadix, as in aroid plants and palms. See the Note under Bract , and Illust. of Spadix . » The...
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Spathe

A bract surrounding an inflorescence.
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Spathe

A concspicuous leaf or bract subtending the inflorescence
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Spathe

A concspicuous leaf or bract subtending the inflorescence
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spathe

a large bract completely covering an organ
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spathe

a large bract ensheathing an inflorescence or its peduncle. adj. spathaceous
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spathe

a large bract ensheathing an inflorescence.
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spathe

A large bract ensheathing an inflorescence. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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Spathe

a large bract or pair of bracts subtending and usually partially enclosing an inflorescence
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Spathe

a large bract or pair of bracts subtending and usually partially enclosing an inflorescence
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Spathe

A large bract subtending or sometimes enclosing a cluster of flowers.
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Spathe

A large bract subtending or sometimes enclosing a cluster of flowers.
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Spathe

A modified, leaflike structure surrounding a spadix, as in members of the Arum family (Skunk Cabbage, Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Dragon Arum, etc.).
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Spathe

In botany, the spathe is the sheathing bract, enclosing one or several flowers. A fleshy spike of flowers covered by a spathe is called a spadix. The purpose of the spathe is to protect the young flowers, and after they bloom the spathe usually withers or falls off.
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Spathe

Large hooded bract enclosing a spadix
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Spathe

Large hooded bract enclosing a spadix
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Spathe

One or two closely associated bracts that subtend a flower or inflorescence, characteristic of some monocots.
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Spathè

Sword.
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Spathe

The bract or leaf surrounding or subtending a flower-cluster or a spadix; it is sometimes colored and flower-like, as in the calla.
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spathe

[n] - a conspicuous bract surrounding or subtending a spadix or other inflorescence
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