HyperDic: bract

English > 1 sense of the word bract:
NOUNplantbracta modified leaf or leaflike part just below and protecting an inflorescence
English > bract: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningA modified leaf or leaflike part just below and protecting an inflorescence.
Part ofinflorescenceThe flowering part of a plant or arrangement of flowers on a stalk
Narrowerbracteole, bractletA small bract
epicalyx, false calyx, calycle, calyculusA group of bracts simulating a calyx as in a carnation or hibiscus
glumesmall dry membranous bract found in inflorescences of Gramineae and Cyperaceae
involucreA highly conspicuous bract or bract pair or ring of bracts at the base of an inflorescence
spatheA conspicuous bract surrounding or subtending a spadix or other inflorescence
BroaderhuskOuter membranous covering of some fruits or seeds
Spanishbractea, bráctea
Catalanbràctea
Adjectivesbractealpertaining to or resembling or functioning as a bract
bracteate, bractedhaving bracts
ebracteatewithout bracts

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