Involucre

• (n.) A whorl or set of bracts around a flower, umbel, or head. • (n.) A continuous marginal covering of sporangia, in certain ferns, as in the common brake, or the cup-shaped processes of the filmy ferns. • (n.) The peridium or volva of certain fungi. Called also involucrum.
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involucre

<botany> A group of bracts enveloping a condensed inflorescence, a layer of tissue enveloping some plant parts. ... (28 Oct 1998) ...
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Involucre

In'vo·lu`cre noun [ Latin involucrum a covering, wrapper, from involvere to wrap up, envelop: confer French involucre . See Involve .] (Botany) (a) A whorl or set of bracts around a flower, umbel, or head. (b) A continuous marginal covering of spora...
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involucre

A cluster of bracts under a flower.
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involucre

a group of bracts surrounding the base of a flowerhead; e.g. as seen in a daisy.
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involucre

a large bract or whorl of bracts surrounding a flower or an entire inflorescence
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Involucre

a set of bracts subtending a flower or an inflorescence
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Involucre

a set of bracts subtending a flower or an inflorescence
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Involucre

A whorl of small leaves or bracts standing close underneath a flower or flower-cluster.
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Involucre

In botany, an involucre is a ring of bracts at the base of an inflorescence.
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Involucre

One or more series of bracts that subtend a flower or inflorescence.
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Involucre

Ring of crowded bracts encircling a flower head
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Involucre

Ring of crowded bracts encircling a flower head
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involucre

Type: Term Pronunciation: in′vō-lū′kĕr Synonyms: involucrum
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involucre

[n] - a highly conspicuous bract or bract pair or ring of bracts at the base of an inflorescence
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