phyllary
noun (plural -ries) Etymology: New Latin phyllarium, from Greek phyllarion, diminutive of phyllon leaf Date: 1857 one of the involucral bracts subtending the flower head of a composite plant

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  • phyllary — /fil euh ree/, n., pl. phyllaries. Bot. one of the bracts forming the involucre or the head or inflorescence of a composite plant. [1855 60; < NL phyllarium < Gk phyllárion, dim. of phýllon leaf] * * * …   Universalium

  • phyllary — noun An individual bract within an involucre or involucel …   Wiktionary

  • phyllary — phyl·la·ry …   English syllables

  • phyllary — ˈfilərē, ri noun ( es) Etymology: New Latin phyllarium, from Greek phyllarion small leaf, diminutive of phyllon leaf : one of the involucral bracts subtending the flower head of a composite plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arnica — Taxobox name = Arnica image width = 225px image caption = Chamisso Arnica ( Arnica chamissonis ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae subfamilia = Asteroideae tribus = Heliantheae… …   Wikipedia

  • Greenthread — Taxobox name = Thelesperma filifolium image width = 200px image caption = T. f. var. filifolium regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae genus = Thelesperma species = T. filifolium… …   Wikipedia

  • Cirsium fontinale — var. fontinale Conservation status Endangered …   Wikipedia

  • stereome — noun A section of sclerenchyma at the base of a phyllary in some members of the Asteraceae …   Wiktionary

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